#100WordChallenge – Future

Happy Hump Day!

I’m having an oddly productive week. It’s a welcome change from the last few, but I’m not sure how long it’ll last. Don’t want to jinx myself by saying I’m back, but here I am. Today’s post comes from a prompt series I haven’t played with in a while – Tara’s #100WordChallenge over at Thin Spiral Notebook. If you’ve never seen it, give it a shot! It’s a fun time and always a good exercise.

Prompt: Future

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Before this whole immortality fiasco, I never gave the future much thought. At least, not any more than the average high school student does, you know? And now it’s all I can think about – it keeps me up at night.

What happens when my dad dies?

What happens when hundreds of years go by, and I’m still here?

I don’t want to think about millennia.

Max is the only one that I can talk to, but even they’re at a loss as to how to comfort me. Angels never give their own lives or eternity much thought. They just are.

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And that’s a peek into Paola’s anxieties. Stay tuned for where the story goes next!

As always, think happy thoughts!

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3 thoughts on “#100WordChallenge – Future

  1. I like the idea of immortality being a fiasco! When I was a kid, I wondered how heavenly heaven would be if you were assigned a room-mate you couldn’t stand. (Yes, I apparently imagined heaven as a big dorm.)

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  2. Ah, teenagers. They can make even the stunning, improbable magic of immortality seem like an inconvenience. This is a great glimpse into what is sure to be a life hard-lived.

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