Friday Fictioneers is a weekly writing group, challenged to write a 100-word story with a beginning, middle, and end. Everyone is welcome to give it a try.
My 100-word story follows.
Passing the Torch
Miranda stared at Scarlett starring at herself half-dressed in the mirror. A lacy bra hugged her delicate curves and her lashes fluttered amid a patchwork of highlights and shadows.
It was yesterday all over again. Miranda choked on the musty dust of backstage and held her breath.
“Oh,” said Scarlett. “Your last performance. But you don’t look ready.”
“It’s just a cameo.” She placed a pair of dangling, diamond earrings in her palm. “These are sitting in for my last performance instead. Wear these tonight. For me.”
“Such an honor.” Scarlett’s hands shook as she put them on.
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