A Life-Altering Bad Call

Kyle Pinclaw, the third man in the cage, had gained a reputation in recent time for either ending fights too early or too late; everyone in the stands—maybe even the coaches and fighters themselves—braced for an evening of errors that only Pinclaw could deliver. 

When the red corner’s ground-and-pound was stopped twenty punches later, nobody in the arena, as the blue corner was being wheeled away on a stretcher, was sure if the young fighter would be sentient again or a vegetable.

Word Count: 86

Prompted from the Weekend Writing Prompt at: https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2020/09/05/weekend-writing-prompt-173-sentient/.


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