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Day: October 26, 2013
Flash Fiction Challenge: The Dig
It was our first dig as archaeological students. The terrain looked promising, and the three of us set to work under the close supervision of Professor Hamilton.
He was a bit of an odd duck, the professor. A lot of students had dropped his class. Behind those thick lenses, his eyes had a strangeness about them.
We had been digging for three days before we found a skull. We called the professor over as we examined it. Strangely, it was not fossilized. In fact, it didn’t seem to be very old at all. The right upper bicuspid was a gold crown.
It reminded me of the gold tooth Brendan Harper had. He was the archaeological student who disappeared three years ago on a dig. As I saw Professor Hamilton’s shadow looming over me, I felt a sudden chill…
In 250 words or less, tell us a story incorporating the elements in the picture. The 250 word limit will be strictly enforced.
Please keep language and subject matter to a PG-13 level.
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