Flash Fiction challenge. This one is good.
A flash fiction challenge from Chuck Wendig, 1000 words based on an image.
I went with the one Chuck provided–
My usual mediocrity….
Copyright 2015 Douglas Daniel
OBERON IS HERE
Finally, fighting the traffic was just too much. I gave up— there was no chance of getting home today. I pulled off into the driveway of a little honky-town bar and restaurant, just shy of the I-20/S-208 interchange. I could see the cars on the interstate were at a complete stand-still. I just didn’t have enough energy left to brave it.
The signboard outside the bar read “OBERON IS HERE” in big, black letters. I mean, state the obvious.
I went in. The air conditioning inside gave me a pleasant shiver. Driving two hundred miles in the Texas heat will take it out of you, even if your AC was working, which mine wasn’t.
The bar portion of…
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