#8sunday January 3, 2016 The Unwanted Package 7

Welcome Weekend Writing Warriors!  These are the next 10 sentences in my short story about Daniel, whose Last Day did not turn out as expected. Rescued from an attempted suicide, he is about to find out his fate, locked in a tiny cage. 

#8sunday January 3, 2016 The Unwanted Package 7

He heard a single set of footsteps approaching from behind.

“Er, sorry. This will just take a moment.” It was Apologetic. Daniel and his cage were enshrouded in a musty, grey tarpaulin. He could feel himself being wheeled along a rather unevenly tiled floor. It was impossible for him to guess how far he had wobbled before the hum of a large machine became quite insistent against his eardrums.

“Right. Here we are.” A pause. “Look, I am really sorry about the …”

© Kim Magennis 2015

You can find the preceding sentences here  for continuity.

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28 thoughts on “#8sunday January 3, 2016 The Unwanted Package 7

    1. Thank you Teresa! I decided to industrialise a transportation pad. It would have to be simple, and tough to work with less-than-gentle techies, so they wouldn’t waste resources on “quiet”. Besides, I feel it builds a sense of unavoidable doom ;-}


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