Twittering Tales — The Safe House

A5BDB26C-BCC4-48AA-9F26-8549E8414911They gave him a new identity and moved him to an isolated safe house. It was at the end of a long driveway and couldn’t be seen from the main road.

But when he saw the lights from the approaching car shining through the blinds, he knew his past had finally caught up with him.

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Written for this week’s Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman. Photo credit: Nadiya Ploschenko at Unsplash.com.

Twittering Tales — Her Biggest Payday

6558AF3B-15D4-4EBE-83EF-112730E865B7She goes by }{4/V/V4, which is Leet Speak for Hanna. She’s the most accomplished hacker on the globe. She never fails and she is in high demand for both legitimate purposes as well as nefarious ones.

But her biggest payday came when she hacked the IRS for Trump’s tax returns.

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Written for this week’s Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman. Photo credit: Geralt at Pixabay.com.

Twittering Tales — Did Someone Say Dragon?

0C340628-F43A-45D4-AFDD-3CC3E59725ECJack and Ed hiked deep into the woods until they found a small clearing. They sat down on a log and Jack reached into his pocket, pulled out a joint, and lit it up. “Do you want a drag on this?” he asked Ed.

They both heard a voice coming from their left. “Did someone say dragon?”

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Written for this week’s Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman. Photo credit: Mashup of photos by pendleburyannette (dragon) & MichaelGaida (forest) at Pixabay.com.

Twittering Tales — The Perimeter

B01A02E3-9B69-4E43-9613-25013F404CF8Jimmy preferred to sleep during the day and walk around the perimeter of the habitat at night. That way, he was mostly on his own and rarely encountered the other inhabitants.

Most important, he wouldn’t be on display for his captors peering at him through the large oval windows.

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Written for this week’s Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman. Photo credit: Felipe Ribeiro at Pexels.com.

Twittering Tales — Bad Timing

F2CA1BC7-53E6-4633-91EA-999C7530E8A2In 2009, Ramesh paid nearly a million dollars to purchase a taxi medallion. He thought he was set for life and he could pass the medallion on to his children, giving them a valuable inheritance.

Then Uber and Lyft came along and now that damn taxi medallion is close to worthless.

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Written for this week’s Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman. Photo credit: Wal_172619 @ pixabay.com.