She boarded the packed train and found an empty grab handle.

“Hold on tight, missy, we’re in for a bumpy ride,” said the old man whose seat was aligned with her handle.

Lenore, perplexed, gripped the handle tighter as she gazed into the man’s icy-blue eyes.

Everything started to violently shake. A sound like roaring jets filled the train, the subway, the world. Sparks from metal on metal, the train skidded to a stop.

Lenore ran off the train, up the subway steps. There it was. Big and metallic and alien. A spaceship – with icy-blue eyes at each porthole.

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Margarida Brei
Margarida Brei(@margarida-brei)
4 months ago

A train, a warning, a bumpy ride and a space ship. You pack a lot of action and surprises, Brinda!

Thompson Emate
Thompson Emate(@thompson-emate)
4 months ago

A 100-word story but power-packed. Well done, Brinda.

Lotchie Carmelo
Lotchie Carmelo(@lotchie-carmelo)
4 months ago

Hello, Brinda. Your 100-words story was intense. There is much that has happened in just a few words. Very well done.

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Heather Chrzanowski
Heather Chrzanowski(@heather-chrzanowski)
4 months ago

Loved the image of the spaceships’s icy blue eyes! Yes!! So good. What an original take on this prompt.

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