Terror in the Synagogue

This post is written for Friday Fictioneers.

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His carving could wait. Irving was late for service. Entering the parking lot he heard gunshots.

Rushing into the building he saw David and Cecil face down inside the entrance. The brothers were always first to meet worshipers when they arrived. Twenty feet in front of the brothers was Rosie. “Rosie, Rosie, 97 years young sure to make 101” was the familiar chant that we sang to her. This can’t be happening. To his right were Bernice and Sylvan. They were married in this same synagogue 60 years ago.

Another shot rang out. Irvin never heard it.

 

Six On The Sixth: March 2015

Written for Adam Ickes’s Six on the Sixth Challenge.

The idea is to write anywhere from one to ten six word stories using the following words.

Jump

Laugh

Caveman

Crank

Filter

Clue

Love Affair (Jump)

 “It’s only six feet down.”

 Car Trouble (Laugh)

” You can’t  fix a flat?”

Coal Miner (Caveman)

The sunlight was beautiful upon exiting.

Ford Model T (Crank)

“Just one more turn Uncle Henry.”

Virus (Filter)

The Geek Squad is coming over.

Divorce (Clue)

“I’m going over to mothers.”