Madness!

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Flash Fiction  |  House: Review Chain

Submitted: December 31, 2017

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Madness!

“Let me back in!” Rose screamed, as she pounded on the metal door. She knocked for

several minutes, until her knuckles became raw, and bloody. She slumped against the wall,

and sobbed.

The guard answered the door, puzzled. “You again?! Are you out of your mind? I

just released you an hour ago. You’re free! Go on with your life.”

“I can find no peace in the outside world,” she replied. “People are too selfish, and

materialistic. I just saw an old lady get robbed, and no one did a thing about it! I saw a

middle-age man collapse, and watched teenagers trample over him, like he was a piece of

trash!”

The guard rolled his eyes, “You’re preaching to the choir, honey. I’m just a pee-on

here. I get paid pennies on the dollar. I get no benefits, and god forbid if I make a mistake!

Are you sure this is what you want?”

“The prisoners have become my friends,” Rose sighed, “The creatures that roam the

halls of this dungeon, bring me comfort…”


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