Trifextra – “trick of the light”

Posted: September 9, 2012 in Fiction
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The good folks over at Trifecta continue pressing forward with their entertaining writing exercises. The week’s Trifextra (their weekend challenge) is as follows.

We’d like you to read the 33 words below and then add 33 of your own words to move the story along. Have a great weekend and good luck!

The last strains of sunlight lingered in the corners, grasping every available point of refraction. She slid her fingertips along the glass wondering if this was all there ever was. Or could be.

And with that little boost here we go!

trick of the light
The last strains of sunlight lingered in the corners, grasping every available point of refraction. She slid her fingertips along the glass wondering if this was all there ever was. Or could be. Charles used to call her “My little fatalist.” At least during those whispered nights when he glorified her cynicism. But those were now fuzzy memories only tethered to a trick of the light.

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Comments
  1. rangewriter says:

    Great! I love these Trifecta challenges. Wish I had time to participate. I can just see your entry as the opening to a great novel!

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  2. Amy Harrison says:

    Awesome stuff 😀 It’s be great to know more of what has happened 🙂 But mystery can make a piece of writing 😀

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  3. whiteladyinthehood says:

    Very nice, Traskie!

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  4. Patti Kuche says:

    Ouch . . . well done!

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  5. I liked the way you said it.

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  6. Lumdog says:

    Fatalism is a great subject to tackle. It’s not an obvious relationship killer but it might be a big factor. Well done!

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  7. How sad. Makes me wonder how she got to where she is now.

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  8. kayjai says:

    I like it. Sounds like it could be an interesting story.

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