OK, so I’m a little late with this week’s Chuck Wendig Flash Fiction Challenge. It’s okay, I guess. It’s still on time. Been a crazy week. I wasn’t sure how this one was going to turn out, but I like what I came up with. The theme is They Fight Crime (Amongst Other Things). The instruction is to go here and get a character prompt then turn it into a story. In theory, the characters in your prompt will be fighting crime in your story. Mine turned out to be an origin story for a pair of crimefighters. We had 1,000 words to play with, I spent 999.
My prompt was as follows:
“He’s a time-tossed sweet-toothed messiah on the edge. She’s a disco-crazy cigar-chomping hooker with her own daytime radio talk show. They fight crime!”
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