FFfAW Challenge-Week of December 6, 2016


92nd Challenge

Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

Week of 12-06 through 12-12-2016


By Neel Anil Panicker

The man turned around and spoke to the  group of  wide eyed tourists,  his voice, a rich baritone oozing oodles of authority that seamlessly blended with the richness of the domed structure, well known in international artsy circles as the ‘House of  Jewels’.

“Presenting the  famed  Prince Jalhousse  Diamond.”

Two pairs of hawkish eyes swooped down on a hexagonal green stone from which emanated a shimmering radiance whose sheer brilliance seemed to light up  not just the enclosure but also the four corners of the cavernous hall.

“At a price tag of $ 1 million per carat, this ten carat  jewel is the costliest green diamond in the entire world.”

Bob whispered into Albert’s ears.

 ‘It will be ours by tomorrow.’

‘You must be mad. Seen the security here?’

‘I have a plan.’

As the two slipped out and disappeared into the streets of Paris, Albert allowed himself the luxury of a smile.

His friend had a hundred per cent success rate.


Word count: 169 words


18 thoughts on “neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/fridayfictionforaspiringwriters/150wordstory/thestone/06/12/2016

  1. Mike says:

    There is always a risk and a turning point. Leave it be that is my advise🙂 But if not, please let us have a follow up on how they managed it.😉


  2. That must be a pretty excellent plan! But then, if he has a 100% success rate, maybe he can pull it off. (Unless that’s 100% of one attempt, in which case maybe let him rack up some more attempts ha ha!)


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