"Inspection," flash fiction by Alain Gomez

"It could use some fixing up, of course."

"They usually do," she observed cynically.

"It's a great location, though.  The water and power is all intact."

"The power lines are ancient.  I could never run my equipment from them!"

"But that's nothing if you consider all the potential.  Such a low price too!"

"I'll pass.  Where's the next place on your list?"

"It's right next door.  Cute little place called Mars.  You'll love this one, I'm sure."


  1. LOL!

    I almost spit out my coffee when I hit the last line. :)

    Shana Hammaker
    Twelve Terrifying Tales for 2011

  2. Thanks, guys. Your comments are very encouraging. I find that I'm enjoying my flash fiction experimentation. It's like writing poetry. Only not. Lol.


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