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This post is for the weekly challenge set by Madison Woods called Friday Fictioneers. The idea is that you submit a 100 word flash fiction story that is associated with the picture challenge added the previous Wednesday. You can find out more, and see the picture, on Madison’s Blog here: http://madisonwoods.wordpress.com/flash-fiction/barbed-wire-and-bulls/

Soft flesh yielded to the impact, pain slamming through the densely packed nerve endings resulted in a long, low moan of fear combined with raw and visceral agony.

She could hear music; it covered the sound of her so completely that they were clueless as to her state of awareness. Ravel’s ‘Bolero’ matched the growing sense of panic she was powerless to do anything about. Each note hit another nerve; each development in crescendo marked a further increase in their torture of her body. Barbed wire was being scraped across her internal organs.

“We’re in … scalpel please nurse.”

Linda Parkinson-Hardman

Social Entrepreneur and Founder of the Hysterectomy Association; Social Media Strategist at Internet Mentor; Speaker; Writer and Author of Eight Books; Blogger at http://womanontheedgeofreality.com and all round diva. Phew what a lot for a Thursday afternoon :-)

You can find out more about me (and perhaps connect) at http://www.linkedin.com/in/lindaph

This Post Has 24 Comments

  1. Thanks guys, I appreciate the comments and I’ve heard many tales of what happens when the anaesthesia doesn’t work ….! I shall go and check you out too 🙂

    1. Thanks for the fab comment, I really appreciate it and it happens more often than we would wish it too I think …!

    1. I think that seems to have been consistent across the comments, none of us would have liked to have been in this situation.

  2. Oh my. I knew there was good reason to stay away from the operating tables! That was a nightmare worthy story. Glad you joined us 🙂

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