Flash Fiction: A Punch to the Heart

“I can’t express how important this is for me,” Chuck told his girlfriend of over a year for the hundredth time, but it wasn’t getting through. 

Tiffany repeated the same questions, “But why all the way to Thailand? And why does it have to be for an entire year?” 

Explaining that it was the best training in the world and they don’t allow outsiders in for less than a year was futile.

“We can FaceTime every day,” Chuck reminded her.

After several months of being an ocean apart, Tiffany’s feelings couldn’t be validated virtually, and she broke things off.

Word Count: 99

Prompted from Carrot Ranch’s Flash Fiction Challenge at: https://carrotranch.com/2020/04/23/april-23-flash-fiction-challenge-2/.

Prompted from Fandango’s One Word Challenge at: https://fivedotoh.com/2020/04/24/fowc-with-fandango-express/.

Prompted from Your Daily Word Prompt at: https://allaboutwritingandmore.com/2020/04/24/your-daily-word-prompt-validate-ydwordprompt-april-24-2020/.


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