For the A-to-Z Blogging Challenge this year, I’m posting a 100 word piece of flash fiction every day. It might be a self-contained story, or a scene–whatever, it’ll be fiction, and it’ll be over in a flash! Today’s story is…
The dogs pulled hard—when they catch a scent, there’s no stopping them—and we soon came to a small, thatch-roofed cottage. A young girl in a long nightgown and golden pig tails answered the door. I pulled out the BOLO.
“Excuse me, miss, but have you seen an obese, white male with a white beard…?”
“Oh yes!” the girl nodded.
“Is he here?”
“No,” said the girl. “He left that-a-way.” She pointed toward the horizon.
“Thank you ma’am,” I said. I returned to my sled and pick up the walkie-talkie.
“Patrol B to Grinch Central. Suspect spotted. In pursuit.”
Check back tomorrow for C…