Transition of Thoughts

Weaving thoughts into words

Five Sentence Fiction: Flames

Flames spreading thick and fast..

Flames spreading thick and fast..


“Maam, you can’t go inside the house. It would be very dangerous for your life.” Though she tried as much as she could, the officers had a tight grip on her hand and all she could do was stand and watch the horrifying scene.

The Johnson’s had just gone over to their friends place nearby for a simple dinner after having put their children – Kate and Hanna to sleep.

It had been just 20 minutes since they had left when they heard a plane crashing into their neighbourhood setting many houses including theirs on fire.

Written for Five Sentence Fiction Prompt: Flames. Read the other entries here.

Linking to NaBloPoMo (National Blog Post Month – July – My post no 1 for this month.

Add to DeliciousAdd to DiggAdd to FaceBookAdd to Google BookmarkAdd to RedditAdd to StumbleUponAdd to TechnoratiAdd to Twitter


Guest Post: Experience Sydney like a local


100 word fiction: The life of a graffiti artist..


  1. I’m glad this is fiction, although these things happen in real life too.

    • aseemrastogi2

      Yeah Ranu, its sadly inspired from real life. Wish we never incidents like these :(.

  2. a worst nightmare come to life! Great writing!

    • aseemrastogi2

      Thanks Mandy :). It was truly a horrible nightmare for the family.

      Welcome to my blog :D.

  3. Such a tragedy. Pray such stories are fiction.

    • aseemrastogi2

      This is a really tragic story which has sadly occurred many a time over the years :(. Sigh! Can’t even imagine a parent’s reaction seeing his own children die in front of his eyes.

  4. I had goosebumps when I read this

    • aseemrastogi2

      It’s a really sad incident which has actually happened in reality as well. Really depressing for parents to see their kids die in front of their own eyes :(.

  5. Sushree Dash

    Oh..i’s sad but yes it does happen. You have brought it out nicely 🙂

    • aseemrastogi2

      Thanks Sushree :). Yeah that’s the sad reality of the times we live in.

  6. Forum

    I so agree with ranu802

Leave a Reply

Powered by WordPress & Theme by Anders Norén

%d bloggers like this: