Sunday, July 20, 2014

100-Word Sci-Fi: "Loss of Direction"

Every week, I write a hundred-word story inspired by a random word. This week's word is "location."
Smartphone showing maps, Source: Wikimedia
Loss of Direction
by Nigel G. Mitchell

Gerald Dempsey's frown deepened as he drove squinting into the darkness. "This doesn't look right at all."

The GPS on his phone said, "In five hundred feet, your execution will be on the right."

Gerald shook his head. "'Execution? Now I know this thing is broken.'"

"In one hundred feet, your execution will be on the right."

Gerald felt a chill as he pulled up to an abandoned building. "What in the--"

"Your execution is on the right."

Gerald turned to the passenger window and screamed as a hideous creature burst through the glass.

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