Congrats to Marjorie McCoy, This Week’s Flash Fiction Star

Congratulations to Marjorie McCoy, who claims victory as the readers’ choice in this week’s Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge.

The winning entry is recognized with a special feature here today and a place in our collection of winners which will be published as an e-book at year end.

Without further ado, here’s the winning story:


Photo by K.S. Brooks

Thin Air
by Marjorie McCoy

He was ice cold. Fear gripped me as I felt for a pulse. There was none. I looked around and noticed even more people were missing. They had to be somewhere on the plane. I mean we are up in the air. Where could they have gone? I stood up and started to search the plane. People just don’t disappear in thin air. I walked from the tail end up to the cockpit. I checked the overhead baggage…why I don’t know; a person couldn’t fit in there. There were only two places I hadn’t checked, the cargo hold and the cockpit. I tried to open the cockpit door but it wouldn’t budge. I decided to check the cargo hold because let’s face it all those people couldn’t be in the cockpit. So I went into the cargo hold. It was dark down there. I couldn’t see my hand in front of my face. Then I saw the light and went towards it. As I stood there something compelled me to enter the light. What was beyond that light I didn’t know but there was one way to find out. I stepped through and…

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