100-Word Novel

Peanuts. In a bowl. Ate. Allergy. Sick. Hospital.

Girlfriend. Visits hospital. “Sorry. Leaving you.”

Heartbroken. Sick. Want to die.

Nurse helps. Beautiful kind compassionate. Fall in love.

Girlfriend returns. Visits in hospital. Wants him back. Kisses him. Nurse walks in. Runs away.

Still sick, don’t care, chases nurse. Loves nurse. Leaves girlfriend in hospital.

Finds address. Rushes to nurse’s home. Nurse not home. Neighbors say gone to Rome.

Rushes to airport. Runs from cab. Huffing, puffing, out of breath.

Runs through security. Shots are fired. Shot in back.

Finds nurse at terminal. Kisses nurse. Loves nurse. Bleeding, dying, in her arms.


About Quackzalcoatl

Phoneticist, Palindrologist, and freelance Sharknadologist. Inventor. Ruler of 2-acre lakes and small streams.


14 thoughts on “100-Word Novel

  1. Dear Quakz,

    Reads 100 word novel. Likes it. Leaves favorable comment. Welcomes you to Friday Fictioneers. Loves your almost godlike name.



    Posted by rochellewisoff | 30 August, 2013, 7:04 am
  2. Dear Coatlquacksza,

    What a great novel. I like the ones that I can finish in one setting. Welcome to the party, pal.



    Posted by dmmacilroy | 30 August, 2013, 7:06 am
  3. oh, tragic. enjoyed reading the scene. thanks.

    Posted by Sunshine | 30 August, 2013, 8:34 am
  4. So tragic!

    Posted by Carrie | 30 August, 2013, 1:50 pm
  5. Carrie, I promise, the last two words were “he survived.” But that put me at 102 words. So he died.

    Posted by Quackzalcoatl | 30 August, 2013, 3:46 pm
  6. I’ve heard of people dying from nut allergies, but this is plain unfair. Great story – loved the way you packed it all in.

    Posted by Sarah Ann | 30 August, 2013, 4:16 pm
  7. Welcome. Great story.

    Love, Renee

    Posted by rheath40 | 31 August, 2013, 4:47 pm
  8. Brilliant!

    Posted by Perspective Collector | 10 October, 2013, 2:05 am

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