Wednesday, 6 February 2019

The Night Of Bonfire

She had adequately warned Niki.
She thought Niki had broken off with that married bloke.

Then, Niki’s wedding had been fixed.
Niki projected a squeaky clean and happy persona.

She was heartbroken to discover remnants of what Niki had forgotten to clean...
The steamy personal chats and images told a different tale.
What was going on right behind her back could jeopardise Niki’s upcoming marriage.
That married man could use all the evidence to blackmail...
PHOTO PROMPT © Anshu Bhojnagarwala
Niki may have cleaned the messages and pictures from her phone-memory, but those were definitely stored in his phone.

His phone went missing that night.

Will Niki's messages come to light? How secure is personal data in today's world? Can we really protect someone who does not care for protection? Please share your comments below. 

100 Words story for Friday Fictioneers

26 comments:

  1. Since he's a married man, chances are he won't

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  2. I think what goes around, comes around - hard to hide everything forever

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  3. Sinister. Excellent take on the prompt. left wondering what he will do...

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  4. I'm not sure Niki deserves all this concern.

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  5. Who took the phone? Data can be on Cloud ... so just stealing a device won't help.

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  6. Dear Anita,

    Chances are the married man will want to cover his own butt. Nicely done.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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  7. As soon as those sort of images are out there, it can only lead to trouble.

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  8. Never send a message you might regret later. I am still haunted by one or two I sent!

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  9. I think the only way to avoid privacy issues on the internet is to do and say nothing that you can't live with if it is made public. But that pretty much applies to life anyway.

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  10. This is unhealthy a situation all 'round.

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  11. Oh dear we are all doomed, I'm considering a move to letter writing now! Good stuff.

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  12. I lost my cell phone in September. It is a scary thought that someone would want any of my BORING information - but, people are very odd!

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  13. Nikki is in trouble, isn't she? Once uploaded on the net, stuff stays forever.

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  14. In today's world, secrets rarely remain secrets. I think Niki can only buy so much time. ;-)

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  15. Nikki can't escape the consequences!

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  16. Not a good start to Nikki's future plans. She's certainly playing with fire and might get burned.

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  17. Nikki has to come clean to her future husband about her past.

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  18. Great story. I've always though revealing personal things over the internet is a really dumb thing to do.

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  19. Niki has some well wishers, it seems. Who stole the phone cares enough for Niki!

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  20. This is massively intriguing! I know it has to be 100 words but I didn't want it to end. Great read!

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  21. Oh no, there's going to be trouble

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  22. you left something unsaid, interesting

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  23. I wonder if anything like this will stay hidden in the long run...

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