Three Line Tales, Week 169

three line tales, week 169: San Jose

Title: For Survival

He did not dare to make a sound and breathe lightly, for the zombies were crossing in front of his car.

His foot slowly eased on the brake and he suddenly stepped on the accelerator, howling gleefully as he mowed down the zombies before they could get to him.

Screams filled the night as the survivors and witnesses scrambled for their safety from the lunatic behind the wheels.

(3 lines)


I think there are many people who have explored the negative effects of the apocalyptic genre but I still decided to go with this story. The trick is not telling the story; the trick is telling the story in three lines. Overall though, I quite like the product.

If you are interested, the prompt is linked below.

You’ll find full guidelines on the TLT page – here’s the tl;dr:

  • Write three lines inspired by the photo prompt (& give them a title if possible).
  • Link back to this post (& check the link shows up under the weekly post).
  • Tag your post with 3LineTales (so everyone can find you in the Reader).
  • Read and comment on other TLT participants’ lines.
  • Have fun.

Prompt: Three Line Tales, Week 169

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