Drabble Day – Breakfast

The Drabble Day Challenge is a weekly challenge hosted by http://thewriteaholicblog.wordpress.com/ and it involves writing a Drabble (a short story of 100 words, plus or minus 5) based around a particular prompt. This week’s prompt was “Breakfast”.

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I should have known better than to continue on the trail after dark. The manjak is slow and stupid, I could have slept in a tree for the night and caught up with it in the morning.

But no… I had to prove that humans are expert hunters!

All it took was one slip, one misplaced boot, and I was down. Foot trapped between two rocks. I considered the options: sit here and hope for rescue or cut off my foot. I went with option number one.

As the sky begins to turn grey, I hear the snuffling sound of shredaxes waking up.

Breakfast time…

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About dmlbooks

Dennis M. Lane is a British writer who left the shores of the UK in 1986 and hasn’t looked back since; he has now lived in South Africa for eleven years. His first poetry collection “8 Million Stories” was published in November 2010, followed by the collection of science fiction poetry and short stories “The Poring Dark” in September 2012 (two of the poems have been nominated for the 2013 Rhysling Award and another for the Dwarf Stars Award), his first novel “Talatu” in March 2013, and “The King’s Jewel” the first book in the five novel “Helix Key” series in August 2013. He is currently working on Helix Key Book 2 and a second collection of short stories (entitled "The Unmedicated"). When not writing, Dennis enjoys narrating and voice acting and recently set up Dramatic Voice Productions in order to take his interest further. To relax Dennis watches old movies from his extensive DVD collection, his three loves being science fiction B movies, Hong Kong martial arts, and anime. He has been presenting “A Review from the Jacaranda City” since May 2011 and has looked at classic old movies from “On The Beach” to “Creature from the Black Lagoon”.
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One Response to Drabble Day – Breakfast

  1. tskraghu says:

    Palpable tension! Dont want to know what happened:-)

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