Welcome to the flash fiction challenge put out here at Running Naked with Scissors.
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Moving on to the next word, SHOCK with a maximum word count of 75.
Mine comes in at 64 words
The phone rang incessantly. Once, twice, on and on. Whoever was on the other end was not giving up. George sat listening to the repeated ringing. It had to be the police who else would be so persistent? He hadn’t gotten away with it after all and needed to get out of town but he was frozen in his chair as if in shock.
Feel free to use the words in any order you like and post your link back to the challenge page when you post it.
To Your Mental State,