Friday Fictioneers

img_2667There were rumors going around that the old building, the one with virtually no widows and thick, stone walls, was being used to house political dissidents. Some claimed to possess definite evidence that detainees were being subjected to “enhanced interrogation techniques” (e.g., waterboarding).

The military vehemently denied that there was anything untoward going on within the walls of that building, claiming that it merely served as a munitions depot. Suggestions to the contrary were labeled “fake news.” But the government declined to permit any civilians, including members of the press, access to the building.

Until the day the revolution began.

(99 words)


Written for Friday Fictioneers from Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Photo credit: Rochelle Wisoff-Fields.

15 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers

  1. Sight11 October 12, 2018 / 9:06 pm

    I hope the revolution came from the protests and not the supporters…

    Liked by 1 person

  2. JoHawkTheWriter October 13, 2018 / 11:57 am

    Secrets, suspicions, intrigue, what more can you want. Wait, I know, a revolution. 😊 Nicely done.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Dale October 14, 2018 / 7:25 am

    I can think of a few I’d like to see locked up with the key thrown away,..

    Liked by 1 person

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