Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction.
She sets the weekly challenge, the standard, and the prompt photo.
The idea, as always, is to write a story of around 100 words based on the picture below, which this week is supplied by Trish Nankivell.
Click here to hear the author read his words (not for the faint-hearted):
Big Red Button
DO NOT TOUCH.
DO NOT, REPEAT NOT, DOUBLE REPEAT NOT, TOUCH.
UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
Pressing this button will cause the world to end, and not in a good way.
Wow, that’s heavy stuff, man! Has anyone pushed it yet?
It says not to.
It’s a pretty cool-looking button.
Best not, eh?
Oh c’mon, what’s the worst that can happen?
Oh jings. Now we’re all in deep sh…