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[Flash Fiction] Stone's Grasp | 100 words

Title: Stone's Grasp

Genre: Fantasy

Word Count: 100 words.

Notes: You can find more of my published fiction, as well as free fiction, here.

I swiped right and so did she.

We met in a moonlit park (her idea) beneath a cluster of ancient oaks (my idea) and one of the first things that struck me was her intense gaze (glittering and unfathomable).

“Wow, your eyes are like starlight,” I said.

A sharp smile. She swept unruly curls over her shoulders and reached silently for my face, her touch an unfurling darkness. I shuddered, my body stiffening.

“What—what’s happening?” I mumbled, my lips suddenly rigid.

My final thought as my arteries hardened, as my heart ossified in my chest: 

Should have swiped left.

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