The End of Short Stories

Every short story comes to an end.
Some short stories end sooner than we expect.
Here are some fast examples of how quickly a short story’s ending can come.
Are you ready?

photo by Randy Mazie


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The End of Short Stories

 

It was over before he even knew it.

      The end

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The end came quickly.

      The end

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It was the beginning of the end.

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Ours was a troubled relationship.

      The end

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Suicide is painless.

      The end

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I didn’t see it coming.

      The end

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It was a poison pill.

      The end

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For dessert: Death by Chocolate.

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She asked, Why go on?

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The curtain fell.

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His thoughts led nowhere.

      The end

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This is the end of the line.

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Nobody thought there’d be more to come.

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Silence. Everything had been said.

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The end was clear.

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He asked, Why bother?

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Who knew that it was…

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Randy Mazie

      The end

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3 thoughts on “The End of Short Stories

  1. Pingback: From the Beginning to the Ends: Five Sentence Fiction | The Writer's Village

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