When the Devil Sneeze (Micro-Thriller)


Everyone searching him everywhere. But, catching him turning out to be a matter of toil.

A simpleton New York guy whose day job is to be life statue in the Time Square and waiter in a downtown bar just vanished two days ago, after stabbing his boss with a broken beer bottle. He had caught his boss with her girlfriend in his office amidst a sexual act. The importance got added to this “just another” passioned-crime due to being the boss was the brother of the local politician. 

Joe’s old nose smells a mixture of sweat, mud and pungentHis eyes went to the devil. He halts in front of it because of the odor being strong here surpassing all the others in the environ. He looks around straining his eyes. Nothing seems to be absurd except the devil. 

It is so lively that it seems a man is posing. 

The snow has started falling again. Joe sit down to scratch his head. A sneeze startled him and stops his doing.

The devil is sneezing.

(175 words)

Written using Third Person Objective in Historical Present Tense

Read another Joe story: Poor Old Joe


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121st Flashing Fiction for Aspiring Writers–27th June 2017

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18 Comments Add yours

  1. James says:

    Hide in plain sight (ah-choo).

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  2. This is a very interesting take on the prompt. It is very well done, too.
    Vacation
    Annie at ~McGuffy’s Reader~

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    1. sangbad says:

      Thank you for reading…

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  3. Sreeblogs says:

    Darun…I didn’t get it that Joe is a dog😱 the ending is fab👌🏻

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    1. sangbad says:

      Eta series…agerta pore dkho…☺

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  4. Hahaha! Great story! Loved the ending of the devil sneezing!

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    1. sangbad says:

      Thank you…Joe is dog so had to rely on smell and hearing…

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        1. sangbad says:

          Thank you…

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  5. Different and nice!

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    1. sangbad says:

      Ideata ghora phera korchilo besh kichudin…Joe is another character jta ami series hisebe establish korbo…

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      1. Darun hobey taholey….:)

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        1. sangbad says:

          dekha jak..kal arekta character reintroduce korechi…Bhova Pagla amar Kolkata seriesr janya…

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            1. sangbad says:

              R Challengeta check koro…

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