100 Word Challenge | Suddenly it was in my hand…

The sharp tinkle of breaking glass chilled Dana’s blood. Time slowed as she ran to the living room. But the mother’s fears were instantly replaced by a mother’s rage when she saw that Becca was safe, still, and holding the antique doll that once sat encased atop the bookshelf.

“That could’ve killed you! What were you thinking?”

“Um,” began the four-year-old, “It wasn’t me. See, there was this dog, only it talked, and it asked me if I wanted to play, and it jumped up and knocked down the doll and suddenly it was in my hand.”

Dana glared.

“She doesn’t believe you,” said the dog.

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11 responses to “100 Word Challenge | Suddenly it was in my hand…

  1. The punch line is great. I was waiting to smile (as per the prompt) and just couldn’t see where it was going to come from. Well done!

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