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 voted for the Party, and believed in their notions of "fairness".
Alan warned me before they took him for reeducation; he said eventually, anyone could become an enemy of the state, but I didn't believe him.
When they arrested me, my voting record meant nothing.
Apparently, some words I used online were recently added to a "Watchlist", and were now considered subversive; I was considered a threat to National Security.
Turns out Alan wasn't crazy, but I can't give him the satisfaction.
After all, how do you tell a dead man he got the better end of the bargain?