Five Sentence Fiction – Beauty
What it’s all about: Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist. Each week I will post a one word inspiration, then anyone wishing to participate will write a five sentence story based on the prompt word.
The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just use it for direction.
This week: Beauty After reading my story below, click >Here< for the rest.
By Scott L Vannatter
Her name was Helen; it was ironic since her parents had not known about her when she was born.
She grew up and, sadly, at length she decided (as did others) that it would be best if she wore a veil at all times when around people.
She sought suitors, telling all the truth and turning down no one determined to win her.
The latest in a long line of men kissed her hand and, when she lifted the veil, his heart stopped, literally.
Helen knew first hand that being the most beautiful creature in the universe was filled with its own problems; she sighed and asked for the next one to enter.