Thursday 5 June 2014

ABC Drabbles of Death - F is for Finger

Our deadly march through the alphabet continues and this week I thought I'd avoid the obvious choices. In fact it's almost a whimsical choice! If you've not read the previous drabbles (100 word stories) in this series then you can read them all here:

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And now let's find out how dangerous a finger can be...

F is for Finger

I know what you’re thinking. A finger can’t kill you. How wrong you are! With a finger I can pull a trigger and BANG, you’re dead. Okay, that would be cheating. How about this?

A sly diversion and a finger jabbed straight in your eye! I’m nervous on the first attempt, so it’ll only hurt a bit. There’ll be a struggle so I can get a clear shot and try again. I’ll keep jabbing until your eye is a wet mess and I stab through your retina and into your brain.

It’s not easy, but a finger can kill you.

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