I took part in a Halloween special micro-fiction challenge in which we had to write a tale in less than 50 words using the word “fear”. This is the super short story I came up with as my biggest fear is losing my loved ones.
“It can happen anytime now”, the doctor had declared.
Every morning, she heaved a sigh of relief when she woke up to his snores.
The intrepid stunt-woman, whom no one could scare, was gripped by fear – the fear of loneliness!
~ Anupama Dalmia ~