He stood in front of the freshly dug grave, the sixth one in two days. His friends had been young, like most of the others who committed suicide following the Event.
His whole life, from the moment of his birth, had been documented. Photos snapped and placed online, proof of his existence. The same was true for his friends. Had they decided life was not worth the living without proof? Walking to the car, someone called his name and he turned with his best flash smile, only to remember with despair there was no one there to capture it.
“Friday Fictioneers” is a weekly challenge hosted by the lovely Rochelle Wisoff Fields. The challenge is to write a story, using only 100 words, in response to a photo prompt. This week’s photo was provided by Randy Mazie.
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