Friday Fictioneers is sponsored by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. The idea is to write a 100 word story with a beginning, middle and end based on the photo prompt.
Photo copyright: Rochelle Wisoff-Fields
Blaze of Glory
Instinctively she gripped the door frame.
One lamp crashed to the floor and exploded into a fiery ball. The other fell onto its side, igniting itself and the paper towel.
Everything continued to violently shake. The lamp shifted, allowing the agitated spice cart to emerge from behind the flames and launch itself off of the table, adding to her sensation of featuring in a Hollywood blockbuster.
California was about the furthest place she could have moved them away from her mother-in-law. After she survived this quake, she couldn’t wait to tell her about the spectacular death of her tacky gift.