Your task this week is simple:
I want you to come up with a single sentence.
No more than thirteen words long.
This sentence is meant to be the end of a story. The last sentence.
You can deposit this sentence in the comments below.
Again: just one, please.
Not a whole story.
Just one sentence — the end to an as-yet-incomplete story.
Do this by next Friday, the 18th, noon EST.
183 responses to “Flash Fiction Challenge: The Last Sentence Is Needed”
My last sentence:
I watched the butterfly escape the spiderweb and I laughed.
The blog post I wrote all about last sentences as a result of this prompt: https://nvrivera.wordpress.com/2017/08/18/last-lines/
I absolutely love this!
And that’s ladies and gentlemen, is how you tame wild baboons.
“This is the last time,” Riley said, stealing the bones from the earth.
[…] Last week I asked you for the last sentence of a story. […]
I smiled as she helped me clean up the blood.
With hearts beating in sync, transcendence, love, and connectedness bound them together forever.
And then, there was just the deluge.
“It’s time to come home.”
And that is how the last vegetarian on earth vanished
Alone. His first memory …and his last.