Bitter Rivals- Five Sentence Fiction

Mutinously, they stared at each other, weapons drawn, waiting for the other to launch the first attack.

The silence around them was deafening as the battleground they stood on was testament to their deep-seated rivalry.

Shreds of clothing lay before each warrior as he stepped over the debris and charged at the opponent.

Egos clashed with a fearsome clang as they came nose-to-nose in a dangerous duel.

‘Michael, I hope you’re not fighting with your brother again,’ their mom’s voice floated up from the kitchen below their bedroom.

 

Β©Shailaja V

Written for Five Sentence Fiction's Prompt: Fenced

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27 thoughts on “Bitter Rivals- Five Sentence Fiction

  1. You have gotten so good at springing up the most amazing surprise endings to your stories πŸ™‚ Enjoyed the buildup to this one very much. Very nicely done, Shailaja πŸ™‚

  2. hahaha…what a build up and so true of wars of these kinds! as usual beautifully done, Shailaja! I’m yet to figure a story for this prompt..

  3. he he he hehe .. this one had me in splits .. because reminded me of my growing days .. my two younger cousins lived with us and this was a daily routine πŸ™‚ he he he

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