What do you get when you mix terrorism, crime, crimes of passion, human relationships, and social evil? A collection of flash fiction stories that will shock you, thrill you, and make you think. These stories are not for the faint of heart. They explore the dark side of humanity, where violence, betrayal, corruption, and oppression are the norm. Each story is a glimpse into a different reality, where anything can happen, and no one can be trusted.
At fifteen, my chest was a minaret calling men to worship; fire burnt from the pit of my stomach, hot coals and I forgot her words— Educated girls fetch bigger dowry, Uneducated is an oppressed wife But stay in school long enough; the market is cruel to you.
Between her legs, she was patchouli: earthy and musky smell, sweet yet smoky, a balance of sweetness and romance— and for the rest of the night, I tasted her tanginess.
That night, I met my partner in crime, my confidant. Sharon had seen through my fakeness and called me to it. When we drank all her two six-packs of Guarana, she didn’t complain. When I French-kissed her, she blamed it on the alcohol.
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