38: our Meet-Cute

Over at my other blog, I sometimes post my responses to writing prompts. It’s a good way to flex your writing muscles (that’s how you build them). There are writing prompts on this site; just use the search feature to the right. Or come on over to jhohadli or RandomMichelle and join in the fun there. Either way, stay writing, express yourself and have fun with it.


meet cuteI wanted to do more with the cracks but by the time I finished editing this down to 300 words, playtime was over. But such as it is, have a read of my latest response to a Random Michelle Photo Fiction Challenge.

The bullet hole is tattooed over the scar covering the left side of her chest. Anyone who sees its cracked lines up close, usually, sees their death. Don’t cry for them. She doesn’t go looking for trouble.

Being a factionless mutant in such times is dangerous. The scar on her chest is evidence that that danger’d nearly ended her. Few could survive a bullet through the heart. Self-healing is a part of her mutation but there was only so much her body could do against a bullet. It spit it out and a lot of her blood with it. It was after that that her skin took on its…

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