drabble (plural drabbles)
A fictional story that is exactly 100 words long.
The purpose of a drabble is brevity, testing the author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in an extremely confined space.
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“I wish for life, eternal,” he says. In his hand, the paw twists, signal of its obedience.
The years pass. He looks in the mirror, finds a hair greying, a wrinkling of skin. He takes the paw from the box, holds it tightly. “I wish to never age.” The paw writhes its compliance.
The crash rips his legs from his hips, cooks flesh on his bones. He does not die. He lives, an agony of twisted flesh. He cannot age. Therefore he cannot heal.
They bring him the paw. Eyes shut, his last wish is death. As it always is.