In a 100 words no more or less, here is my 107th Flasher Fiction Friday. Look to this link to read other great Flasher Fiction posts from great writers. Flasher Fiction Friday
Adriana stands quiet among the others. Her face is covered with a veil as she stands in a dark brown cloak. She stands motionless as she feels eyes inspecting her. Adriana tries not to chew on her lip as she waits. Everything has to be perfect. She can’t be sent home, not now. It will embarrass her family name if she’s not chosen; it will ruin her for a mate.
“The brides will now be called by their new husbands.”
Adriana waits as the others are called.
One by one they leave the stage.
Yet she remains unwed and unwanted.