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Five Sentence Fiction – Candidate
“Is she asleep, Doctor?”
“Yes, she’s under and will awake with no memory of the procedure.”
“Her mate, Rowland, is… detained… and won’t interfere with our faery-human relations research—Eliza’s the perfect candidate.”
“Good… the fetus’ heart rate is normal; maybe we can determine if she conceived before or after she transformed into a faery.” The doctor paused, stared at the monitor, and said, “Vick will like these results—a half-breed is an abomination and will give him the excuse he needs to destroy Rowland and Eliza.”
This is part of a series I’ve been writing. You can read all about Rowland and Eliza here.
And be sure to check out the Five Sentence Fiction weekly challenge created by Lillie McFerrin.
I’ve been writing about human-faeries affairs, also. Nothing about a transformation, though.
The link to the prequel “Win Her Heart” appears to be broken.
Thanks for letting me know, I got it all fixed 🙂
I’ve been trying to come up with something with fairies, too, but haven’t been able to develop a premise that is unique. I’ll have to read some more of this when I have time!
And, yeah, the link to “win her heart” is showing as:
Using this gets you there…
An evocative window on a bigger story: I must read more! Well written 🙂
Very nice piece. Sinister and chilling. Job well done 🙂
Ooh, that moves it on a bit Christina!
Definitely not a candidate for a procedure that is going to lead to anything good! You conveyed a great deal of information concisely, making it a good read in itself!