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The masked man #Five Sentence Fiction

The pitter-patter of the rain-drops outside the balcony soon turned into a wailing child. The wind howled and it seemed like a full-blown tantrum.

The masked man laughed at his victim whose cries for plea got drowned in the outside mayhem. He quickly stepped outside, washing away the last traces of evidence.

Sarah felt a sense of pride and victory as she typed out the final stages of her first novella-a suspense thriller- on her laptop.


  1. I liked this one, Uma! Nice play on the suspense angle :)

    1. Hey Shailaja, thanks..I'm glad the suspense worked :-)

  2. Cool suspense, Uma!
    Wish such crimes only happened in novels & not in real life...

    1. True Anita, nowadays the line between reality and fiction is getting blurred and in not a good way too..thanks :-)

  3. Great ending to your story. Surprised me!

    1. thanks a lot, Patricia..glad you liked it!

  4. Your Five sentence fictions are jaw dropping, Uma! You amaze me with each post :)

    Btw- Are you Sarah? If not, you should be! The beginning gave me goosebumps in a Dexter way!

    1. aww..Aathira, such a sweet thing to say and no, I'm not Sarah..yet..I wish and I hope to be one day, though..thanks for such kind words :-))


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