The Bug

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Thrillers  |  House: Booksie Classic
A 100 words story about the fate of a bug.

Submitted: July 05, 2017

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It glowed in the dark, this time with a green phosphorescence. Scuttle, pause, cower, repeat. The little bug slowly made its way up the big stone walls that were covered in dust so thick you could see where the bug had wondered. The brick was sturdy, like an aged knight used and yet reliable … safe. I slowly trailed a finger up the bug’s path. As I neared it heard me, sensed me; as if the hairs on its tiny neck where on edge. As they should be. It crouched to the floor preparing for escape, but all in vain.


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