Possibilities

The dead man’s eyes stared.

“They want to kill you,” said Jax. “They want to frame you. Or they want to win you back.”

I shuddered. “I don’t know which frightens me more.”

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This post is part of the Jade Dragon series. It follows  Thorns, and was written in response to the Trifecta Writing Challenge Trifextra weekend prompt:

The Rule of Three is a writing principle that asserts that, in writing, groups of three have the most impact. This week’s challenge is to write 33 words using the Rule of Three somewhere among them.  It is up to you to interpret the rule, just make sure to use exactly 33 words.

This weekend’s challenge is community-judged.

  • For the 12 hours following the close of the challenge, voting will be enabled on links. Voting starts on Sunday, September 16 at 5:00 PM Pacific (8:00 PM Eastern).
  • In order to vote, go to the Trifecta Writing Challenge website, where stars will appear next to each link. To vote, simply click the star that corresponds with your favorite post (mine, I hope!).
  • You can vote for your top three favorite posts.
  • You have 12 hours to vote.

9 responses to “Possibilities

  1. I love where this is going; that last possibility makes it all so interesting! Looking forward to the next bit.

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  2. Needless to say, I love this story. It seems that Jax is very wise and all signs are ominous! But, the best part is now we have to wonder what “win you back” involves. Was the main character involved in some nefarious activity?

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  3. With this story, I’m not sure what would frighten me more either. Hmmmm…what does “win you back” actually entail! Yikes!

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  4. Intriguing and suspenseful.

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  5. Wow, this was great! With so few words, you’ve created a compelling reason to read the next installment (okay, I was already hooked, but this piqued my curiosity even more :))

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  6. Three possibilities, and all of them dangerous. Love!

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  7. like the dark, dangerous path. The first line is perfect.

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