Micro Bookends gives you the first and last word of your story, and a picture prompt to incorporate. All to be done in just 100 words (give or take 10).
For this week, it was the words Fear and Flying and this picture:
A last intel meeting
“Fear of torture can at times be even more effective than torture itself. While rescue is unlikely if your position is ever compromised, it is essential you hold out as long as you can.”
The commander paused for breath, and we sat, silent and impassive.
“In the event that you simply cannot ‘soldier on’ as it were, then manipulate the false crown on your molar using your tongue in the pattern you have been shown, and it will release the chemical into your bloodstream. Death, I hasten to add, will not be instantaneous. But you will no longer feel pain: instead a euphoria as if you were flying.”