Thursday, July 19, 2012
Flash Fiction #26
While the human body could only go three days without water, it was capable of surviving for upwards of three weeks without food. Those extreme measures were not yet necessary, so Christine inventoried her stores and opted to eat half of the peanut butter sandwich and the baggie of seedless green grapes. The sandwich would provide fuel through carbs and protein. The juicy sugars of the grapes would give her strength and hydrate her body. She savored every last morsel including the tiniest tart globes and then carefully pocketed her garbage to avoid leaving a telltale sign of her travels.
Above is another hundred word chunk from my *finished* 59,286 word novel. Read and enjoy. (I added a tag if you care to read the previous offerings. Click on "Next Steps," the tentative title, to see more).
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