Author Topic: Flash: Famine to Feast  (Read 2941 times)


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on: October 08, 2009, 01:34:28 AM
Flash: Famine to Feast

By Stephanie Campisi
Read by Stephen Eley

The boy’s face was a thick, fluid rendering of blowflies. They crusted his eyes like false lashes, and crawled around his chapped, broken lips, their shimmering wings vibrating against their fat black bodies. The boy’s stomach was distended; he looked like a spoon, with the bulging, swooping curve of his gut leading into his rail-thin upper body. His ribs protruded; it were as though he had swallowed a birdcage that was pushing out from within.

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Reply #1 on: October 09, 2009, 04:39:11 PM
I didn't care for this one at all.  Flash is an extremely difficult medium, but I still like to see some kind of arc.  There was no arc here, and it depended entirely on its surprise ending.  The trouble is, it wasn't really a surprise, because it was pretty obvious to me what was happening from the beginning.


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Reply #2 on: August 23, 2010, 10:06:13 PM
Not much story here.  Just some images and a "twist."  Again, sounded like the transcription of a dream.

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