Flash Fiction: And to All a Good Night

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Photo by Brooke Lark

“Merry Christmas to all,” said Jonathan, drunkenly raising his glass.

The party erupted in laughter as he set it back down and promptly passed out. His cheek fell on my shoulder, and he did not stir when I shoved him to the other side of the sofa.

It was a game, and a bet, and a dare. We were all playing. Each of us had a colorful drink in hand, and when someone took a sip, we toasted their health. Fourteen of the twenty-one glasses were safe, but the poison was odorless, colorless, tasteless.

And now it was my turn.

~100 words

via Bikergurl — 100 Word Wednesday Week 50

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3 thoughts on “Flash Fiction: And to All a Good Night

  1. Deadly party games! I had thought the first guy had just passed out from drinking one too many; this would not be the kind of game most would want to play….but my guess is that’s the point of this story 😉 Always more to tell — wonderfully intriguing start. Thank you for joining us this week 🙂

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