Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Misdirection

Outnumbered and pinned down by enemy fire, I had Johnson call in an airstrike. The A-10 Warthogs came in low and fast, their screaming engines promised retribution. Wait a minute...they're targeting our position!
"GODDAMMIT Johnson, can't you read a ma..."
*BOOM*

24 comments:

  1. Love it. Brief and to the point, then BOOM! Much like it truly would have went down in real life. :)

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    1. Thank you Karen! Love your constant and unwavering support!

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  2. Love the tension you created and the exciting climax at the end. Well done Joe!

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  3. ~clapping hands~ Could totally see that!

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    1. Thank you Jennifer! And thank you for stopping in and reading and taking the time to comment. It means a lot! ;-)

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  4. Haha. And that's exactly why you don't give me a map. LOL

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    1. Lol, not you too LaissezFaire? Not you too!!!

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  5. I was wondering if somebody would go this route with the prompt. :)

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    1. Well somebody had to, hope you liked it! :-)

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  6. Unfortunate it reads closely to what could be a true story

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    1. Jhia, unfortunately it happens...mistakes are made and lives are lost.

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  7. I like micro stories too. Good one there.

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  8. I like war stories. You did a great job in a small space, Joe.

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    1. Thank you Charlotte! I'm glad you liked it.

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  9. Excellent word usage. You pulled into the tension and made our hearts pound with such few yet perfect words! You totally rocked this one.

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  10. So much story in so few words. Nice job!

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    1. Many Thanks Cathy! Thank you for stopping by and reading!!!

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  11. Wow. So much story in so few words! Well done!

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    1. Thank you very much Liv! I appreciate that... :-)

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  12. Ouch! That hurted!
    Well penned in such less words too many emotions!

    Cheers

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    1. Thank you Geets, and thank you for reading!

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