A Gift for Christmas

Here’s one of the flash fictions from last Wednesday: “A Gift for Christmas, 1917” by Malcolm Havard:

Keep still.

Ignore the cold. Ignore the sleet that is soaking the sleeve of my coat. Ignore the icy water dripping off my helmet into my eyes. Ignore the hunger that is a constant dull pain in my belly. Ignore everything.

Everything – but controlling my breathing.

And the target that’s in my sights of course. I can’t ignore him.

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