April 9, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that declares, shield your face. It can be a knight of old, a doctor, or a senior citizen. What is the circumstance? Who makes the declaration? Go where the prompt leads!
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As the screaming woman continued yelling, the head on the body besides her rose and turned towards Sophie.
“Shield your face,” it yelled, “don’t allow her to take control.”
Two floors above, Doug was stunned by Clarice’s words. “Sophie poisoned me?” he demanded. Tears formed in the corner of his eyes, forcing him to shield his face from Clarice.
Two floors below, having collapsed to the floor, the shooting pains Mike experienced abruptly stopped. As he continued to look up, he watched as a bright light took the place of the woman’s face, forcing him to shield his eyes.
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Written in response to the 99-word flash fiction challenge hosted by Charli Mills at the Carrot Ranch.
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