Flash Fiction Challenge: Steamed

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Oscar had been fishing this stream since he was a boy and he knew it like the back of his hand. Today, something was definitely not right.

Suddenly, steam erupted from the ground a few hundred yards away. As he stared in disbelief, a second geyser erupted closer to him.

What the heck is going on?

The water in the stream suddenly turned muddy and he could feel it getting warmer. Bubbles began churning the surface of the water. As Oscar began backing toward the bank, he could feel the river bed shaking beneath his feet…

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Megan Alexander Wins Flash Fiction Challenge

Megan Alexander is the Readers’ Choice in this week’s Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. The winning entry is decided by the popular vote and rewarded with a special feature here today. (In the case of a tie, the writer who submitted an entry first is the winner per our rules.)

Without further ado, here’s the winning entry:

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