Arson #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z

My theme for this year’s Blogging from A to Z April Challenge is Crime Stories in 55 Words. Today’s story, A is for Arson…

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55 Fiction[3]

Smoke billowed into the air, and debris littered the lawn.

The fire-fighters were taming the flames which were engulfing my house from all sides, as my neighbors and I looked on with disbelief and shock.

A veiled look of panic crossed my face when the officer asked, “Why there isn’t any furniture in your house?”

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131 thoughts on “Arson #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z

    • Glad that you found this intriguing! Reasons… could be many!
      One could be he deliberately set fire to his house to claim fire insurance!
      Thanks Anmol and good luck to you too for this A to Z Challenge!

    • No, she/he didnt get away with it!!
      Thanks Debbie. Looking forward to your visits here and I must tell you that I enjoyed reading your boarding school memories 🙂

    • I have been reading thrillers and mysteries off late and hence the inspiration for this theme. Thank you, Mithila. Glad you liked this story!

    • Thanks for dropping by Namratha and glad that you liked this piece of writing. 🙂
      Loved your cousins artworks on mental health! Kudos to her!

    • Yes, weaving a tale in 55 words is challenging but I love to challenge myself in this way. Thank you, Sunita and looking forward to see you here and read your fascinating tales on textiles from A to Z too 🙂

    • I am glad to be doing this challenge with you too, Geetika.
      Thank you for your kind words and looking forward to read you too, this April. Cheers 🙂

    • Thanks a lot, Sreesha. I am glad that you liked this attempt.
      I loved your idea of sharing the story in snippets and then leaving it for the reader to interpret the complete story. Looking forward to read your stories 🙂

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