Friday Fictioneers 3-10-2017



PHOTO PROMPT © Shaktiki Sharma

Friday Fictioneers

“Closer, move him closer,” Jacs whispered.

“I’ve got it!”

“So move him closer.”


Which he did for about five seconds. “I can’t hear.”

“Well,” Tim whispered, “if you’d just shut up and let me work…..”


Another five seconds.



“You are the only person I know who can shout in a whisper.”

Tim ignored him, jumping the grasshopper inside the door.

“Oh, look, a grasshopper.” Female. Footsteps like thunder.

“Crap!” in unison.

The woman tossed the grasshopper out.

“Thank god. If the BugsMilitaryListeningDevice prototype had been destroyed, we’d be in deep you-know-what!”

But it hadn’t.


10 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers 3-10-2017

  1. Whilst insects can go where they want, I do think there’s a high risk of them being squashed if they go where people don’t want them. On one hand it’s a great way of delivering a listening device, but risky


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