Twittering Tales #148, The Search…

Kat Myrman at Mercury Colliding has provided another interesting photo prompt for a very short story of no more than 280 characters.  Here’s my take this week and you can read all the entries and/or join in by visiting Kat’s site.

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“I see smoke, maybe a campfire!”

“Can you get closer?”

“Bringing it down — I see red. You said she was wearing red?”

“Yep, red hoodie and jeans.”

The helicopter dipped.

“Houston, we have a problem,” the pilot said drily as his runaway wife hightailed it for the woods.

277 characters

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8 responses

  1. Sounds like she doesn’t want to bew found.
    This is a good story for the challenge, 277 characters. That is tough.

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    1. Thanks, it is tough. And I like it being open ended so we don’t know if she’s just a runner or he’s an abuser

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  2. Haha! Sounds like she does not want to be found! 😄 nice take on the prompt!

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    1. Thanks, I like it being open ended so you don’t know why she doesn’t want to be rescued!

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      1. Yes! There is definitely more to her story. 😊

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  3. […] Diane at Ladies Who Lunch Reviews, Etc.: The Search… “I see smoke, maybe a campfire!” “Can you get closer?” “Bringing […]

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  4. Ohh, they do have a problem indeed. Great take on the prompt!

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