It’s All In The Title – #Writespiration 86

Sacha is back with another game to challenge us!

Check it out here.

In the Title

In the post I’ve listed all the titles you gave me.
Pick one (not your own) and write a story in less than 200 words, and tell me which title you picked.
Titles:

  • Under Stone
  • Venus on Earth
  • The Case of the Prejudiced Ghost
  • My Part in the EDSA Revolution 1986
  • Drawn Towards The Sun
  • All aboard!
  • To Have and to Harm
  • End of the Line
  • The Haunted Tide
  • Oath Breaker
  • Buster and Moo
  • The Life and Times of Scott Hughes
  • Paulonious Punk and the Search for an Adventure
  • The House That Wasn’t There
  • Return to Echoing Waters
  • Revelation
  • The Years After Mojo’s
  • Oathbreakers

So, here’s my take…

The Case of the Prejudiced Ghost

“I’m sorry mother, but no, I refuse!”

Mrs Darcy sighed, as well as any paranormal apparition could sigh.

Edgar had become increasingly picky lately about his work, and when he would and wouldn’t go out on duty.

She fondly remembered the days of the past, when they would go off to work together, and any living soul sighted, human or animal, was cause for great excitement! He loved the reactions he got, when he was seen. This gory, ghostly apparition, walking towards them, with his head held in his hand, blood dripping from the severed skull as he approached them.

The screams, oh the screams! A sound of pure ecstasy for them!

Their job was done.

More and more ‘ghost hunters’ and thrill seekers started to visit their house, hoping to view the infamous Edgar Darcy, walking the corridors of the old mansion.

This was around the time it happened.

Edgar got big headed (as much as a headless ghost could!) and started to refuse to perform on demand.

He would peer out of the window and sometimes it took just one look at the people coming.

“Absolutely not mother! They’re wearing…Burberry Tracksuits!”

 

Hope you enjoyed!

31 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Trackback: Flash in a Flash – Writespiration #87 | Sacha Black
  2. Sacha Black
    Apr 11, 2016 @ 15:10:49

    hahaha Burberry?! Genius. I bloody loved this

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  3. Hugh's Views and News
    Apr 09, 2016 @ 12:54:41

    Oh, I’d love to be a ghost with Burberry Tracksuits approaching me. The damage I could do to those tracksuit bottoms.
    A great piece of flash fiction, Ritu.

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  4. elementhealing
    Apr 09, 2016 @ 05:07:28

    Very cool, this seems like a fun game!

    Liked by 1 person

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  5. Erika Kind
    Apr 09, 2016 @ 02:00:10

    Haha…. fantastic, sis! 😀

    Liked by 1 person

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  6. D. Wallace Peach
    Apr 08, 2016 @ 16:46:11

    Great story, Ritu. Humorous take on the prompt. Lol.

    Liked by 1 person

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  7. Judy Martin
    Apr 08, 2016 @ 16:25:41

    HAHAHA! BRILLIANT Sis! I loved it….’big headed (as much as a headless ghost could)!! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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  8. neelwritesblog
    Apr 08, 2016 @ 16:10:38

    Loved it. Great imagination, sis,

    Liked by 1 person

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  9. Rareity
    Apr 08, 2016 @ 15:50:34

    Very nice. I laughed a bit. I was intruqued by the same title then got to your story. 😆 I should try this. With a different title of course

    Liked by 1 person

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  10. Writings Of A Single Girl
    Apr 08, 2016 @ 13:14:17

    Burberry tracksuits! Ha great entry 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    Reply

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