Greetings Weekend Writing Warriors! These are the next 10 sentences in a sci-fi short story about Daniel, whose carefully planned and executed suicide turns out to be an inexplicable failure. Waking up, locked in a tiny cage, he discovers that his presence is a significant problem, to at least two others, too. Daniel listens in to their argument.
#8sunday December 13 , 2015 The Unwanted Package 4
“It was just a little error in timing,” the first voice started, defensively.
“Well, a live specimen is not a little problem! We are only authorised to take dead specimens! We don’t even have forms for the kind of stuff up you’ve just made. And here I am, just months from retirement! You really are the worst kind of incompetent!”
“What if we…”
“No! Let me think!”
There was the unmistakable sound of paperwork being shuffled.
© Kim Magennis 2015
You can find the preceding sentences here, for continuity.
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