Five Sentence Fiction – Abandoned

Groaning floorboards and creaking walls greeted them as the pair entered the house. Through spiderwebs and rotting construct, he could still trace where outline of the curtains and resting places of so many framed memories. Had it really been so long since someone stood in this room?

“Do you recognize this place?”

The answer came after a few moments, having to burn through the fog in his mind, “Yea, I remember it…kinda hard to forget the room you died in, ya know?”

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My entry for this week’s Five Sentence Fiction from Lillie McFerrin. The theme was “Abandoned”, and sometimes that goes deeper than even life can understand.

I hope you all enjoy.

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4 thoughts on “Five Sentence Fiction – Abandoned

  1. McGuffy Ann says:

    Oh, well done! Unexpected!

  2. Oooh, I like this…different and intriguing!

  3. Mayumi-H says:

    Oo, a ghost story! Not as melancholy as I might expect from this genre, though. I actually find the voice of the narrator really interesting. Is s/he just a one-off for this, or do you plan on revisiting? I’d like to know more!

  4. […] Five Sentence Fiction from Lillie Mcferrin. Which oddly enough is continuing a storyline from a couple other posts. Who knows, they might just shape themselves into an actual story one […]

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