“Turn around and leave the key in the ignition. We might need to leave in a hurry.” I told her.
Her eyes widened.
“You can stay in the car if you want.”
“No, I’m okay,” she said, and we walked up to the door together.
I knocked. The door opened. A man peered out.
“Yeah? What’s up, kid?”
“The evacuation zone’s been extended,” I said.
The man glanced at the mountain at the head of the valley.
“When’s it gonna happen?” he asked.
He nodded. “Thanks for letting me know.”
What I study has become my subject for fiction today, since I’m nostril deep in volcanoes and earthquakes! The semester has begun, and soon I’m sure I’ll be seeing differential equations in my sleep. Again. Anyway…Every Friday, writers from all around the world write 100 word (or thereabouts) flash fiction based on a photo posted that Wednesday on Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ blog.
I welcome constructive criticism; without it I cannot grow as a writer. The weekly photo that inspired this story is below: