The Dance – Friday Fictioneers 02Aug13

Written for the Friday Fictioneers. I can’t believe I pared this down to 100 words *whew* Story begins after the photo.

Genre: Science Fiction/Humor
Word Count: 100

Copyright – Jennifer Pendergast

The Dance

GREENVILLE, WISCONSIN – A giant mutant bumble-bee mercilessly attacked the town today. Residents fled as homes were ripped apart by the rampaging insect.

Maverick entomologist Georgia Perry, shocked onlookers when she ran in front of the bee and began to dance. To the amazement of all, the bee ceased it’s attack and within moments of observing her , it flew away.

“When bees find flowers, they do a dance explaining to other bees where the flowers are,” explained Perry. “I have learned this dance and used it to send the bee elsewhere.”

Perry expects the bee to arrive in North Korea soon.
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The Friday Fictioneers is a group of amazing writers applying their creative minds at the behest of Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Each week, Rochelle presents an image and the creative juices begin to flow. The goal is to write 100 words or less based upon the photo. Join this merry band and write something too! Original prompt is here: http://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/2013/07/31/2-august-2013/

About EagleAye

I like looking at the serious subjects in the news and seeking the lighter side of the issue. I love satire and spoofs. I see the ridiculous side of things all the time, and my goal is to share that light-hearted view.
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44 Responses to The Dance – Friday Fictioneers 02Aug13

  1. LucyJartz says:

    I am pretty sure they won’t be saying ‘kum-sa-hum-nee-dah’ in Korea when it arrives.

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  2. Sandra says:

    Very funny; a lol moment, thank you.

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  3. North Korea, great idea. That Georgia is a real peach!

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    • EagleAye says:

      Haha. She certainly is. It’s a good thing she learned the dance of Salome for bees. Otherwise a bunch of Wisconsin towns would be in big trouble! And now I wonder if NK would launch their missiles at it? Would that work?

      Thanks for writing in!

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  4. Jan Brown says:

    Very resourceful! Maybe we should equip the bee with a missile defense system?

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  5. This reads just like a real news report and I really like it. Great choice of place to send them!

    janet

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  6. rckjones says:

    Now that’s what I call a great choice of target!

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    • EagleAye says:

      Yeah, it worked for me. Them being so friendly and agreeable to us and all. I figured, turnabout is fair play. They want to send us missiles, we can send them giant mutant bees. It has a yin-yang balance to it.

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  7. Linda Vernon says:

    I think you’ve just created a new archetype with Maverick Entomologist Georgia Perry! I see novels and movies in her future! 😀

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  8. Georgia Perry – our secret weapon against the evil axis powers!!!!! (any relation to Rick Perry?)

    I see a movie contract here, too, EagleAye! Randy

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  9. kz says:

    lol that’s quite a skill Georgia Perry has. great imaginative tale 🙂

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  10. Lyn says:

    Yes!! Now can you get Georgia to send the bee to “The Lodge” in Canberra, Australia, please.

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    • EagleAye says:

      Coming right up. She gets a handsome consultant’s fee, given that her skill is unique, but we can do it.

      So what did the Lodge do to you?

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      • Lyn says:

        The Lodge is the residence of our Prime Minister, The Honourable Kevin Rudd (although “Honourable” is a complete misnomer) aka Krudd, aka The Milky Bar Kid, aka The Ruddy Maniac. LOL don’t get me started, it’s bad for my blood pressure, and the swear jar will become full to bursting 🙂

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      • EagleAye says:

        Ah, well apparently there’s a cure for your BP. Expect a little assist from Georgia Perry on that front. 😉

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  11. Ahh a solution to the U.S. problems in the Asian theater? What happens when they learn the dance? It puts a whole new spin on biological warfare.

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    • EagleAye says:

      It most certainly does. Biological warfare on an impressive scale. How long before the bees get mad and cease listening to humanity? Could be something interesting there.

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  12. Helena Hann-Basquiat says:

    Monster Bee Invades North Korea, has to go Seoul Searching Further South.

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    • EagleAye says:

      Monster bee, like North Koreans, finds little to eat and must wander north to China. Georgia Perry signs lucrative contract with the Chinese government. Lots of interesting directions to take this.

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  13. troy P. says:

    A-ha, nicely played, Georgia!

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  14. Honie Briggs says:

    Hilarious! Love that maverick entomologist.

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  15. Dear E. A.

    A fitting dance and a fitting destination. Big smiles and guffaws.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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  16. Joe Owens says:

    Oh E.A. you have uncovered the Administration’s new North Korea policy. I fear for your safety. Wiki Leaks was big, but this is HUGE.

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    • EagleAye says:

      Hmmm. That might explain the large men waiting in a car outside. I don’t know if the work for NK or the State department. I may have to hide out in Hong Kong…

      Thanks for stopping in 😉

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  17. Penny L Howe says:

    I have a few other points of interest that Georgia can dance this wonderfully gigantic bee in the direction of! Love your “flash” this week. Well, honestly I never come here and say I hate this one, actually if I didn’t like it, probably wouldn’t comment anyway. But all of yours are so entertaining and well written! A pleasure as always! 🙂

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  18. Dear EagleAye,

    I LOVED this story for its ending. Very satisfying conclusion.

    Aloha,

    Doug

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  19. Indira says:

    That dance was a brilliant idea.

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  20. pattisj says:

    I like Georgia, she’s a determined gal. We need more like her.

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  21. elmowrites says:

    ooh, biological warfare the sci fi way, eh?! Sorry, still getting through last week’s stories…

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    • EagleAye says:

      What could be more fun? We could at least film the results and get a great SyFy Channel movie out of it. I mean after “Sharknado” how could anything be out of bounds?

      Happy to have you read anytime!

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