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99 word fiction: In the middle of nowhere..

In the middle of nowhere..

In the middle of nowhere..


“How can you even stay in such a godforsaken place? You stay here for six months at a stretch every year. Don’t you miss us at all?”

Krystal, George’s daughter had come to her dad’s laboratory located in one of the northernmost regions of the world. She couldn’t take in the fact that her father was never there when she needed him. All he seemed worried about was finding ways to save the earth from destruction.

“You know I am doing this for the benefit of humankind, don’t you?” Saying this, he got busy again much to her chagrin.

Linking to NaBloPoMo (National Blog Post Month – April – My post no 6 for this month.

Written for the photo prompt and you can read the other entries here.

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  1. a fitting piece for the image

  2. The thirst for knowledge wins. I have to admire his passion. I hope his daughter can be included someday.

    • aseemrastogi2

      I hope so too Amy. The thirst for knowledge is so strong that it always motivates us to take that extra step :).

  3. A lovely illustration of how one can go about saving the world and lose his own tiny part of it in the process. Well done.



    • aseemrastogi2

      Thanks Rochelle. Nice to know you liked it :).

      I guess this example relates to so many of us in real life. We work so hard day in day out at office to make money so that our loved ones live happily without any problems whatsoever. In the end in our race to earn money, be famous, we neglect our families itself.

  4. Visionaries who look at the larger picture are so vital to our society…we praise them, celebrate them…maybe we need to acknowledge those around him/her for their sacrifices too. Nice one.

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