Flash Fiction for the Friday Fictioneers.
Genre: Science Fiction/Humor
Word Count: 101
“Reanimating these animals on Earth’s first colony is essential for establishing normalcy,” said Haley. “Simply empty a vial here, and press this button.” Haley pressed it. Within moments a Badger dashed from the machine.
“Gotcha, boss,” said James.
Haley trotted off, and James emptied a vial into the vat. The phone rang. It was his wife. James listened attentively about the plumbing. Hung up.
James emptied a vial into the vat; the phone rang. His wife. The air smelled funny, apparently.
James emptied a vial into the vat; the phone rang. His wife…
Finally, James pressed the button.
So much for normalcy.
The Friday Fictioneers is a group writing 100 word flash fiction from a photo prompt. Anyone is invited to join Rochelle Wisoff-Fields as she leads us wherever our imagination takes us. Have a look at the prompt page here: http://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/2013/06/05/6-june-2013/