The 50 Word Story

The Idea Assassin

She murdered in flourishes: grey haired, invisible in black, a rainbow-beaded lanyard swinging bifocals with deadly grace. In one hand: a red fountain pen to draw blood.

Poorly researched and thought out. See me after class.


She licked the pen’s red nib and threw the carcass to the floor.

© Mari Fee (as Yvonne Pronovost) 2008

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