Thursday, December 3, 2015

ALIEN MAID


A flash fiction challenge of 100 words or less

The photo prompt copyright Roger Bultot .




ALIEN MAID

At the company Christmas party, Arthur, my boss, made a pass. I rejected him. Left early.

The elevator doors open and I'm no longer on Earth.

Somewhere, thousands of light years from home I've been sold into slavery.

A former scientist, I now wear the uniform of a maid.

During my last job, I carried a tray of appetizers into a gathering of the planet's elite. Arthur stood among them. His human form gone. But an alien frame couldn't hide the eyes that deceived.

On my next pass through the room, the tray hid my knife.

Arthur enslaves no more.

100 words
Yolanda Renee © 2015
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16 comments:

  1. Brief but powerful! Great job, Yolanda!

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  2. Love it!! And the picture is a fantastic prompt!

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  3. Dear Yolanda,

    I've worked for a few slimeballs that I'd swear weren't human. You took that concept to a new level. Imaginative and well done.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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  4. Arthur got what was coming to him. Good take.

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  5. Arthur won't be probing anyone any more lol

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  6. Good for her! Very creative take on the prompt.

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  7. Interesting take on human trafficking. That would be a nightmare to be trafficked to an alien planet.

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  8. Hey Yolanda,

    You lost me at the word, "flash"! :) Kidding...

    A sharp end to your clever fiction and no doubt, a sharp end for Arthur.

    Have a nice weekend, Yolanda.

    Gary

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  9. Arthur got exactly what he deserved. (The fiend!) Dare I say it? It's practically a happy ending. :) (I'll just pretend the maid ended up back on earth...)

    Have a super weekend!

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  10. The doors flew open
    No earth did she see
    The knife does cut
    An alien was he
    It seems you had
    The others and me
    God bless the maid
    Where ever she be


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  11. Sounds like you're in practise mode for the WEP science fiction challenge, my friend. Pretty cutting at the end. :-)

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  12. Take that, Arthur! This made me think, though, how true this comparison would be for actual slavery. You could be anyone before they captured you, a person of power, even.

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  13. Very powerful ending. Being trafficked on earth is bad enough, can't imagine what it would be like on an alien planet!

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  14. good inventive work. Enjoyed it.
    Randy

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  15. Ohhh, look at her, ready to kick arse.

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