Some flash fiction I composed for twitter last night, mostly teasers for the forthcoming novel, Carbo. 140 characters or less – if you have a literary bent but only 2 minutes to write in, give it a try. Feel free to add your efforts here under comments, ideally Roman themed.
Elissa watched the moloch burn. The Lord and Lady would have their true sacrifice soon, and Carthage would be avenged.
“The Emperor asked me, what is the most painful method of self-castration,” said the soldier. “What do you say to that?”
Vespillo dragged the coughing child from the burning insula. Her mother screamed in relief. “And they call us Little Bucket Boys.”
Carbo looked into her eyes, wanting to kiss her, and felt conflicted. Was she a slave, or a real person?