This is the eighth in a series of 365 Flash Fiction stories I’m writing from 2nd December 2012 until the 1st December 2013. It’s intent is to keep me writing throughout the year, and not just in November. you can find out more about the challenge here.
Jack Lead – 2HB, by Jonathan L. Lawrence, 11th December 2012
Word count: 999
Theme: action, adventure, world domination, evil mastermind
“I own the future,” industrialist Peter Crowfield said emphatically. “You are just part of the master plan my friend.”
Jack felt used, for the past month he thought he had been working, non-stop it felt, to save the planet. Only to find his boss who had been helping him was actually some insane criminal mastermind.
“I’m sure you’re wondering what next,” the megalomaniac said to the tied up employee. “Well first we’ll make a demonstration, then we’ll make our demands.”
Jack wanted to say something clichéd like Peter would never get away with it, but Jack was bound and gagged.