FFfAW: Blushing Bessie

Credit: Iain Kelly

“You’re doing great Bess!”

Bessie blushed. She was really enjoying her flying lessons with her new instructor, Dan.

Suddenly, the glass window near Dan shattered. He yelled as shards of glass pierced his eyes.

Horrified, Bessie tried to steady the helicopter.

“Bessie! I can’t see, you’ve got to get us down!”

“B-but I can’t…”

“You can do this Bess, I’ll talk you through it!”

With Dan’s directions, Bessie managed to safely land the helicopter.

“Good job!” said Dan

Trembling, Bessie didn’t reply.

His bloodied eyes still closed, Dan slid his hand over to the controls and clasped her shaking hands in his.

“You did it Bess,” he said softly.

“Y-your eyes…”

“Hurts like hell but I think I’ll be fine.”

He was.

Bessie visited him everyday at the hospital.

“I’m really getting used to you Bess!” smiled Dan.

Bessie found herself blushing as usual.

“I bet you’re blushing again,” Dan grinned. “My bandages come off tomorrow Blushing Bess, and I hope yours is the first face I see!”

It was, her blushing face of course.

For Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers 

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Author: Ugly Aphrodite (Available on Amazon Kindle) Ah, the need to get your thoughts out there! Happy reading folks!
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14 Responses to FFfAW: Blushing Bessie

  1. Iain Kelly says:

    Good tale. Can’t help wondering what made the glass shatter. Maybe it was just fate!

  2. mandibelle16 says:

    Aw love the happy ending. Glad Dan’s eyes weren’t permenantly damaged. It’s cute she blushes all the time 🙂

  3. Joy Joyancel says:

    Awwwwww love at first blind 😂😂😂

  4. michael1148humphris says:

    The girl did well, and so did you. 🙂

  5. Singledust says:

    this was super cute and super romantic…love that he reassured her by holding her hand….lovely story for the prompt

  6. jademwong says:

    Are we going to find out what made the glass shatter in the first place? Regardless, I do love how you gave the story a romantic twist 🙂

  7. Ellespeth says:

    Ouchie!
    People need to stop throwing soda pop cans off high-rise balconies 😛
    Ellespeth

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