Saturday Centus post for Jenny Matlock’s blog
Saturday Centus rules: You can use UP to 100 words to tell your story. The prompt does not count for your 100 words AND it must be left intact in the body of your story. No illustrations are permitted. Your story can be fact or fiction, just keep it PG, please!
This story is because apparently I have October on the brain. I put the prompt in red.
The sound of shuffling footsteps and dripping water echoed through the cavern. A table in the center of the room contained a large, sheet-covered shape.
“Not right!” The lab-coat clad scientist pulled his hair. The shuffling footsteps paused, a hesitant voice responded.
“Sir? Is there a problem?”
“This is the problem!” He threw the sheet back from the experiment, exposing the woman on the table.
“She’s beautiful.” The assistant said with a sigh as he cringed.
“You brought me the wrong ears! How can we infiltrate the beauty pageant circuit now? If only,” He tipped his head and squinted. “If I had a hammer . . .”