What it’s all about: Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist. Each week the hostess will post a one word inspiration, then anyone wishing to participate will write a five sentence story based on the prompt word. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just use it for direction.
Bob's so-called map turned out to be nothing more than a few horizontal and vertical bisecting strokes, which he consulted with the utmost care.
We were already way off course trying to negotiate unnavigable terrain fraught with unknown obstacles; so when the tiny vehicle hit a boulder, wobbled, made a desperate attempt to avoid a pothole, spluttered and shuddered to a standstill, a dreaded silence settled.
The glare of the foglights revealed a wooden structure.
It jutted from the ground, a crude and makeshift sign, roughly-hewn, tilted to the left like a reluctant, bad-postured nightwatchman on overtime duty.