Flash Fiction: Over the Rainbow

Ryan’s lights were violently turned off in the second round, and his loved ones wondered—when they powered up—if they’d shine as brightly as before.

The doctor’s prognosis was bad but not grim, “We were worried about clotting, but it looks like only minor swelling of his brain will be an issue.”

Apt to not follow orders, the doctors, upon discharge, told Ryan’s wife to watch him closely. 

It would be at least six months before Ryan could train again. A wild storm lifted and created a vivid rainbow. Always a beautiful dreamer, the picturesque image brought him hope. 

Word Count: 100

Prompted from MMA Storytime’s 100 Word Flash Fiction Challenge at: https://mmastorytime.com/2020/06/07/100-word-flash-fiction-challenge-22/.

Photo credit to Raine Nectar at Pexels.com

Prompted from the Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Photo Challenge at: https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2020/06/09/photo-challenge-319/.

Prompted from the Tuesday Writing Prompt at: https://godoggocafe.com/2020/06/09/tuesday-writing-prompt-challenge-june-9-2020/.

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