Friday 27 December 2019

Trust Me, Boss!

As the first female member of the bomb-squad, Liza was often the object of attention.
Initially, when she seemed lost in wires, onlookers remarked, “Women are not wired for this!”
But, Liza never gave up.
The squad’s young leader seemed to understand her perfectly.
He knew what drove Liza.
Her husband was one of the innocent victims of a bomb-blast.
His father too had been killed...
A complex time-bomb was ticking.
Liza took the initiative.

“Are you sure?” her leader asked taking her hand in his.
“Trust me, Boss.”

“Yes, Mom”, he said as Liza cut a wire.

100 Words story for #ThursThreads

Happy New Year! My new year wish-
May there be no terrorism, no attacks, no bombs and may all live happily in peace.
What is your new year wish? Please share in the comments below.


  1. The message is so beautifully put in words :)

  2. very nicely written...loved the twist.

  3. Wow! Love these short fictions, if done properly they are so effective and you have nailed it here! Loved esp the "Yes, Mom" part :)


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