Pseudopod 220: Flash On The Borderlands VI

Pseudopod returns to life to bring you the winners of our forum’s “Flash Fiction” contest.

FIRST PLACE

Escape

By M.E. Smith
Narrated by Leann Mabry

“The person who had been Jane did not remember a time before she had been living in the cell.”

SECOND PLACE (TIE)

Mother’s Milk

By Strahinja Acimovic
Narrated by Jacquie Duckworth

“The sewing was hard. My blood had coated the table, the floor, the coat I was lying on. It was hard to tell where things ended and began in the red.”

SECOND PLACE (TIE)

Little Monster

By LynnCee Faulk, who has more stories available at Points In Time And Space
Narrated by Dani Cutler

“‘That doll gives me the creeps,’ Miranda said. Bonnie stopped brushing the doll’s hair and slowly turned her head to meet Miranda’s gaze.”

Interim music: “Strangeforms” by Harmaline