The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence

50 WORDS MICRO-FICTION

No Escape

Thrifty Words Challenge #11: Late

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Karen’s feverish body radiated heat like the burning charcoal in the tannour. Her barking coughs threatened to rip out her throat into pieces. She inhaled in short, quick gasps, desperate to revive her collapsed air sacs.

Too late.

She welcomed the deadly virus, not wearing her mask.

Now. No escape.

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