The Proxy

Flash Fiction Challenge 100 — Day 86

Shawn Ingram
Jun 12 · 5 min read
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“Macular degeneration,” his ophthalmologist had said with all the gravity of a ‘No, I don’t have change for a twenty.’ The bottom line? He was going blind. Soon, the sensory organs he had relied upon for over six decades would cease delivering their input to his brain. He would be blind within six months, the ophthalmologist had told him.