Thursday, March 14, 2013

Five Sentence Fiction – Paradise

The Five Sentence Fiction is a simple idea:
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 week, Lillie chose the word "Paradise," something we all have our own vision of. Again, I reach for the odd...
 For the sadomasochist, Hell was Heaven, and Heaven proper was unthinkably cruel.
Throughout his life, he inflicted pain and had it returned to him via whips and chains--physical suffering was pleasure unbound!
When he died, as payment for his carnal sins, he expected a fetishistic carnival of all the pain Hell could afford.
But no, fate is not so kind.
Instead, he suffers in Heaven, where no whip, chain, hook, or crop can be found; and his cries of grief and agony are the truest measure of divine punishment.


  1. Replies
    1. Each Hell is personal; perhaps likewise each Heaven. Thanks!

  2. Sometimes, Phil, you scare me. But it's always interesting!

    1. If it's not interesting, it's not worth the effort! Don't worry, though, I'm not crazed...just filled with the odd idea or two. :)

  3. Great take on the prompt - lots of fun.

  4. Wonderful take on Paradise, truly other way round.


  5. Well, they say we take our personalities with us, he may regret his lot!