Friday Fictioneers – Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Every week, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (thank you, Rochelle!) hosts a flash fiction challenge, to write a complete story, based on a photoprompt, with a beginning, middle and end, in 100 words or less. Post it on your blog, and include the Photoprompt and Inlinkz on your page. Link your story URL. Then the fun starts as you read other peoples’ stories and comment on them!


Short ride in a fast machine

There were rusty old vehicles abandoned all over Jake’s farm. He was a typical small farmer, easy-going as long as you didn’t try to tell him how to run his business.

His sons, Darren and Clive, ran wild across the farm.

“Here, look – this pick-up’s still got the keys in it,” said Clive, a speculative note in his voice.

Darren pushed past. “So it has,” he said, and climbed into the driver’s seat.

The rusty old pick-up drove surprisingly well – until it rammed a stone wall.

The boys had to pay for repairs; Jake was, after all, a typical farmer…

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35 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers – Short Ride in a Fast Machine

  1. Sounds like we were all lucky not to get run over by these characters and once again I’m overjoyed to be living on the other side of the ocean and a long way away. It really came to life.
    Best wishes,

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  2. So glad the boys are alright. I wonder if they learned on the first wreck or if it took another?! I’m sure they had a great time up until the exact moment of the crash.

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