Flash Fiction: Another Late Replacement

The President of Renegade Rage entered Nolan’s locker room; his body language read of bad news.

After firing off, “Ron pulled out,” like a stiff jab to Nolan’s nose, he continued, “But I was able to find a replacement, if you’re interested.”

Nolan felt he’d made it to a phase in his career where fighting the faceless, short-notice opponent was a thing of the past, but the decision, once again, stood right here. He didn’t want to refund the money from the tickets he sold, so he, begrudgingly, agreed.

The unpredictable nature of the sport became even more uncertain.

Word Count: 100

Prompted from MMA Storytime’s 100 Word Flash Fiction Challenge at: https://mmastorytime.com/2020/06/22/100-word-flash-fiction-challenge-24/.

Prompted from the Tuesday Writing Prompt at: https://godoggocafe.com/2020/06/23/tuesday-writing-prompt-challenge-tuesday-june-23-2020/.

Prompted from V.J. Knutson’s Weekly Challenge at: https://onewomansquest.org/2020/06/22/vjs-weekly-challenge-101-decisions/.

Prompted from the Word of the Day Challenge at: https://wordofthedaychallenge.wordpress.com/2020/06/25/unpredictable/.


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