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Better dead than a traitor.

Her words echo through the alcove.

The goat man is still shaking his head, staring at the floor. He insists, “It wasn’t that simple.”

“Wasn’t that simple? Wasn’t that simple!” Rosario’s voice bellows, spreads across the surrounding hillside. “Was it as simple as them cutting us up for spare parts?” She moves toward him, quick and angry. “Was it as simple as girls ripped apart for a single pair of legs or breasts? Or eyes!” Only inches away now, the fury of her words sprays spittle across his face. “Was it as simple as piles of bodies incinerated like they’re no more than spare tires?”

 Copyright – Claire Fuller

Copyright – Claire Fuller

Oh Friday Fictioneers how I’ve missed you! Again . . . Once again trying to get a novel out and all of my other writing activities get neglected. Well, if you would like to read the fruits of that labor you can download my middle grade dystopian Sci Fi (Left Behind Book One: The Forbidden Voyage) for FREE (and before it’s released) on Story Cartel! They just ask that you write an honest review in return. If you live in the US or Canada you can also enter to win a signed copy on Goodreads. As always, a big thanks to the vivacious Rochelle for hosting Friday Fictioneers!