The Lighthouse

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27 January 2015

Five sentence fiction: Abandon

From Lillie McFerrin Writes comes Five Sentence Fiction.

Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist.  This week's prompt is 'abandon'


"...and when the green light goes on, watch for my signal."
Tracey took a deep breath, meeting the eyes of the three others sitting opposite her.  When the green light flashed at them, they nodded bracingly at each other, tugging their shoulder straps as they got into position.
She felt the tap on her shoulder, indicating it was her turn to approach the door.  With eyes closed against fear, she thought of everything she knew, and stepped out of the plane.


  1. You'll never get me to do that!

    It's good to see you writing more!

  2. I've always wanted to do that. Maybe for my 100th birthday. :)

  3. K, what if you were offered a publishing contract that enabled you to quit your day job? Come on... you'd have a parachute, even!

  4. Hello, Injaynesworld, thanks for stopping by the Lighthouse.
    I like your idea of celebrating 100 years of life on earth by jumping out of a plane. What better time is there?