Saturday, November 2, 2013

100-Word Sci-Fi: "Superfood"

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Every Saturday, I write a 100-word story based on a random word. Today's random word is "vitamins." 

By Nigel G. Mitchell

Doctor Zechariah Ash held up the fruit in his gloved hand. "Gentlemen, this apple has been genetically engineered to be the most nutritious food on Earth. It's a true superfood."

General Cole Washington nodded. "Okay, but you said there's a problem."

"Yes. I'm afraid I might have been a little too-"

Muscular arms sprouted from the apple's sides. Ash yelped and dropped the apple.

When it hit the ground, the apple stood on tiny legs. It picked up a nearby chair. The apple used the chair to smash through the nearest window, leaped through the hole, and flew off into the clouds.

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