Write a blog post in 200 words or less, excluding the title. It can be in any format, whether flash fiction ( ✔), non-fiction, humorous blog musings, poem, etc. The blog post should:
- If you want to give yourself an added challenge (optional and included in the word count), makereference to a mirror in your post.
- For those who want an even greater challenge (optional), make your post 200 words EXACTLY! ✔
Synchronicity describes that afternoon best. Thinking back though, the invisible miasma of stench, which smelled a lot like rotten eggs, should have been a clue.
There were only a few people in the convenient store when I entered. I made a beeline for the cold drinks. A woman patiently waited for two boys to choose a candy bar. Not far from her, a man filled a cup with coffee.
I’m going to make it, I thought as I grabbed a water. I nabbed a container of aspirin next and went to pay.
“Tylenol is better for a headache,” a velvety voice said from behind me.
I turned to give the unwelcome commenter an impish grin, but froze instead, realizing then there was an overwhelming lacuna in my plan.
“How did you find me?”
He ositated as if bored. “I’ve told you, it’s my job to know where you are.” He added Tylenol to my purchase and handed the cashier a ten. “Really Katerina, I’m not the one you should be afraid of.”
“Says the servant of hell. I don’t want anything from you.”
“You will.” His gaze traveled to the exit where Gabriel waited, his angelic features twisted in fury.
That is my entry for Rachael Harrie’s second Writer’s Campaign Challenge. It's 200-words exactly. Don't forget to vote for your favorite entries by clicking "like" under the writer's name. My entry is #144 if you'd liked it.