Friday Fictioneers is hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields who provides us with a photo prompt. Each week’s challenge is to write a 100-word story inspired by the photo. Click here to play along or just read more stories.
Warning: Graphic Content.
Politics As Usual
Lily dropped to her knees. Samantha squatted beside her. She only grunted as the bullet tore into her ribs. Blood, skin, lung, and bone fragments splattered onto the locker. Samantha was thrust to the floor.
Lily screamed as the gun turned to her. The next bullet tore off her jaw.
“How can you piss on the Constitution and take guns from hard-working, tax-paying Americans?”
“These shootings scream for gun reform.”
“Those laws would only hurt honest Americans. Criminals, by definition, will break the law. These shootings are a reminder that we need guns for our safety.”
“Guns can only destroy.”