Here’s this week’s story, coming your way from UnWrecked Press. (Again, thanks to Niki Smith for the awesome logo!)
UPDATE: Now that the free week is over, you can read the rest of this story (along with the previous story and next week’s story) by downloading a copy of “Triplets: Brief Tales of the Future, Futility, and Family” from Smashwords or Amazon.
Here’s another odd little short-short story I wrote a while back about a curious fellow facing what just might be the end of the world. Enjoy, and look forward to many more Free Fiction Fridays from me!
Snakebite and the Sea
Snakebite lived in the abandoned restaurant next to the Long Beach pier, the ruined building hanging together with a few rusty spikes and a good bit of ignorant determination. Where the ocean once spat foam onto the windows of the you-catch-em, we-fry-em seafood restaurant, the salty air pattered down on Snakebite through the glassless holes in the ocean-facing wall.
“The sea,” Snakebite muttered.
It was never the ocean. Always the sea. Like he was some sort of classy dude, living on the Adriatic in his surfside mansion instead of the sandbound pier restaurant left ravaged by a season of incessant hurricanes.
Snakebite was preparing for a trip over that sea.
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