Flash Fiction: Escape to Brighter Spotlights

There was no satire in his tone when Alejandro told Jose, “I’m escaping on that boat tomorrow.”

Becoming the best fighter meant leaving the worst conditions.

Months later, Jose received a postcard, which read: “Watch for me on the big stage soon.”

Word Count: 42

Prompted from Debbie Whittam’s 42 Words at: https://debbiewhittam.wordpress.com/2020/06/21/42-words-28/.

Crimson’s Creative Challenge at: https://crispinakemp.com/2020/06/17/crimsons-creative-challenge-84/.

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