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.
A Crack In The Darkness
Thunder rumbled. Lights flickered. Lightning cracked the darkness. Wind and dogs howled. Windows rattled. Rain crashed into the building.
Anabel and I got out her vast candle collection in preparation for the inevitable power outage. I thought we could turn it into a romantic evening. Anabel jumped and screamed every time the building shook. It wasn’t the type of screaming for which I was hoping. The 13th, I’m sorry, “14th” floor wasn’t the best place to feel secure during such a storm.
The storm wasn’t the scariest thing in the sky. The real terror lay behind the clouds.