The Extraction (flash fiction)

The Extraction

“They think I’m crazy! I need an extraction immediately.” Maz said talking into her wrist.

“And what are we doing out of bed?” The nurse asked shining a flashlight.

“I’m trying to leave.” Maz told her.

“I think you should be sleeping.” The nurse replied. Maz was marched back to her room and given a sedative.

“I don’t like these pills.” Maz complained.

“Just take it, and no more night adventures please.” The nurse ordered. She closed the door behind her, but heard a thud. Opening the door again, she found Maz was gone. “Damn the alien got away.”

Joanne Fisher

Word count: 99

This was written with the prompt extraction provided by the Carrot Ranch May 2 Story Challenge.

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8 thoughts on “The Extraction (flash fiction)

  1. I think the nurse and hospital staff might soon be sorry that they didn’t listen to Maz. We’ll see how they all like being possessed! Covert alien invasion stories are creepy and this one fit the bill! Very nice.

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