Chuck Wendig: Night

The theme for this week’s Chuck Wendig Flash Fiction Challenge is The Complications of Heroism.  I decided to take a look at an aging superhero and see what happens to them as things change around them.  I was inspired by Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns, in which Bruce Wayne may or may not be too old to keep being Batman but keeps on going regardless.  My scene is a little different from that story, but the spirit of the thing is there, I think.  It’s exactly 1,000 words.  I hope you like it.  Please to enjoy and comment and let me know what you think.

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