On Wednesday’s, Delores, from Under The Porch Light, has a meme which she calls
“Words for Wednesday”.
She puts up a selection of six words which we then use in a short story, if we are able.
Sometimes I look at her words and nothing at all comes to mind.
Sometimes a story suggests itself immediately.
It’s a fun challenge…why not join in?
This week's words are:
Here is my short story:
Debbie placed a sheet of cling wrap over the strawberry pie before putting it in the fridge. She didn't want that sweet fragrance tempting her every time she reached in for milk or fruit. The girls were coming for morning tea tomorrow and that pie needed to be whole.
"Russell", she called out, "you need to stop staring at that blueprint, you're getting a bit morbid over the whole thing."
"Deb, it's print out not blueprint, that's for buildings, it's the latest printout from the spectrometer, we've identified almost every element in that chemical cocktail that's been administered to those victims. Yet all of them together, or even some of them combined, wouldn't cause the blood in their veins to crystallize in an instant, as it has been doing."
Russell paced the room for a moment before picking up the printed sheet one more time.
"There's still one unknown element, a small spike here at point seven along the graph, we're missing something crucial..." his voice trailed off in despair.