#Flash Fiction story: Death Completes Me by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

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I was four when I died for the first time. The village pond had beckoned me into its brown waters, promising me a gallant win in a game of hide-and-seek. I held my breath, only a fool wouldn’t have, before slipping into a murky slumber. They found me floating like a paper boat, ignorant […]

#Flash Fiction story: Death Completes Me by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

13 Comments on “#Flash Fiction story: Death Completes Me by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

  1. terrific terrifying piece: reminds me of the scene from Tim Winton’s ‘Cloudstreet; where Fish almost drowns: ‘They pulled Fish up, but not all of Fish returned’ —

    • Oh wow! That’s the exact sentiment I wished to portray. Coming back but not as a whole – something missing every time. Spooky! 🙂

      • very spooky; it’s the same that happens sometimes , I guess, when people come out of long, induced comas —

  2. “Death is stronger than words” – nice write.

    An interesting premise wrapped in a hard truth. Even when life persists and overcomes death, death plays the long game and will eventually emerge victorious, despite the number of failed attempts.

    Well done, Terveen.

    • Thank you, Rhyan. Though life and death are two opposite ends of the same spectrum, the balance always wishes to sway towards the light – life. Death is always identified as darkness, possibly because of the unknown that lies beyond it. 🙂

  3. Wow, what a story. Dead three times. Wish she has more lives (9 lives for example) to spare.

    • Oh my! That’s a terrifying thought. Looks like she’ll end up anything but human.
      Thank you so much! 🙂

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