New Face; Old Dream (50-Word Story)

I have a story up on fiftywordstories.com today! This is the second time they’ve run one of my tiny tales (here’s the first). The site is worth a closer look if you haven’t already been there: there are some amazing gems on there (like Guy Preston’s “One Job From Retirement”).

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New Face; Old Dream

Lana dreamed about her face. The bunched curtain eyelids. The crooked witch’s nose. The wrinkles that multiplied like hydra heads.

Lana woke up and saw her new face. It was smooth, symmetrical, sleek.

She wondered how long it would be before she started seeing this face in her dreams, instead.

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