Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Stage Fright

WonHundred Word Wednesday
Flash Fiction Fun

        Standing in the wings, I watched the actors on stage. I had a few short lines in the play, but it was a crucial part. Anyway, that’s what my drama teacher said. He insisted I say the lines slowly and clearly.
        Nervous now, I straightened the gold buttons on my red uniform. Queen Antoinette wrung her hands, pacing back and forth, reciting her monologue.
        I heard my clue and strode onto the stage. “I have a message, my lady.”
        “Thank heavens. What did he say?”
        Suddenly, my mind went blank. I fumbled the words. “Midnight, on the bridge. Come alone.”

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