Since @jimmiebjr is giving this 100 word Friday Fiction thing a whirl…

…(example here), I’d thought I’d give it a shot myself.  I wanted to see how much I could pack in in 100 words.  Tight fit, to be sure…

The Ripper.

Someone had covered the girl with a sheet; the blood soaking it looked black by gaslight.

The constable shook his head. “We’ll need the Yard on this one. This one’s… political.”


“Look again, sir. That’s Miss Dennings. They just announced that she was to marry the American ambassador’s son.”

The detective swore. “This could start a war.”


“Bad enough she died. But died from a vampire?” The detective glared at the murder scene. “Americans hate vampires, and Ambassador Abe Lincoln more than most. Has, ever since the fighting. And we told them England was safe now…”

5 thoughts on “Since @jimmiebjr is giving this 100 word Friday Fiction thing a whirl…”

    1. I intended to complain about it not working in my browser. Then I switched.
      Shades of Death Note.
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      1. Just so everyone knows, you can sign-up and comment on my site. It costs you nothing.
        Wait, which browser did my site not load in?
        Moe, email this guy to and make sure he sees my comment. I have seen my site in every brower and I have never had a complaint like this before.

  1. I was going to ask what time this was supposed to be in, and whether the British police were all that organized in the fifties. Then I realized I had overlooked the word ‘son’. Well done.

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