#ThursThreads – Week 393 – Winners

Week 393 of #ThursThreads had many fantastic tales. I’m honored to see all the writers come to tie a tale as we start our eighth year. If you’ve been doing it a while, thank you. If you’ve just found us, welcome! May you come back again and write more great flash. Thousand thanks to Miranda Kate for judging this week. Check out the #ThursThreads #flashfiction group on Facebook or the #ThursThreads Group on MeWe to keep up with news, etc.

Entries:

  • J. Thomas Ganzer | @J_Thomas_Ganzer
  • Cara Michaels | @caramichaels
  • Bill Engleson | @billmelaterplea
  • Charlene Mertz | @rrats1231
  • Mark A. Morris
  • Sheilagh Lee | @SweetSheil
  • Silver James | @SilverJames_
  • Siobhan Muir | @SiobhanMuir
  • Dr. Anita Sabat | @anitaexplorer
  • Miranda Gammella | @MLGammella
  • Atticus Stryker | @TAFORU
  • M.T. Decker | @mishmhem

Honorable Mentions

J. Thomas Ganzer | @J_Thomas_Ganzer

Miranda says: a nice complete tale with all the elements. Great ending too.

Atticus Stryker | @TAFORU

Miranda says: that cliff hanger had me really wanting to know what happened!!

winner announcement

Week 393 Winner

Miranda Gammella | @MLGammella

Miranda says: Her character was just dripping attitude and sass, I loved it.

The Game

Serena lounged in the beat up executive chair, idly polishing her favorite pistol as she listed to Garret drone on about the next job. He was such a tool but the boss liked him for some reason. As he continued going over what they’ve already gone over, she aimed at an invisible target off in a corner of the room, adjusted the sights, and slide the gun back into her thigh holster.
Garrett finished at looked at Serena expectantly.

She rolled her eyes and ran her fingers through her hair. “Yes?”

“Do you understand where you need to be and who your point person is?”

“Do I look like I’m twelve?”

Garrett’s face turned red as he pressed his lips together.

“Serena.” The Boss’s voice rumbled through the room as he filled the doorway behind her, chiding her.

She sighed and stood up, turning slightly. Her eyes flickered briefly in the direction of the only man in the room who held her respect.

“Trust me, Boss, I won’t let you down,” she replied, leaving the rest unsaid, of who had let him down before.

Garrett’s expression darkened further and his hands bunched into fists.

Serena smiled sweetly as she walked by Garrett’s stiff body, patting him on the shoulder as she left the room.
~~~~~~~

Congratulations Winner Miranda, and Honorable Mentions Joe and Atticus! Don’t forget to claim your badges and display them with pride. You certainly earned it!

Pass on the great news on Twitter, Facebook, MeWe, shiny mirrors, Morse Code, and signal flags. Check out all the original tales HERE. Thanks for stopping by and happy reading! 🙂

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