Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist. Each week I 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.This time, we are given the word "medicine" to guide us. So, here's my entry, I hope you like it.
The doctor laid out my options: do nothing and I will die; do something and I might live.
I hated the cold, unbreakable logic of it all--that even with the treatment there were no guarantees.
His trying-to-be-a-calming-influence voice faded into a mumble--a low whisper of a rumble--as I pared off in my thoughts and struggled to comprehend it all.
I looked at him, with his white lab-coat and over-brushed smile; he'd finally stopped talking, which is fine because the decision was clear.