Her beloved champion. My attempt at hint fiction.

Hint fiction tells a hint of a tale with twenty-five words or less, suggesting a much larger and more complex story. It’s all about implication. The title – which isn’t included in the word count – is an integral part of hint fiction, helping in character development and characterization. 

Image by 西東 (West East)

♥♥♥ The Protector ♥♥♥

Mina clutched Hwang’s scarf, leaning into his chiseled frame. His left arm was extended protectively around her, grasping a sword, as ominous footsteps got closer.

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  • Tiki33 on Sep 6, 2012

    Nicely done. Thanks again for sharing.

  • stevetheblogger on Sep 6, 2012

    Lady Sunshine Great suggestive piece loved it.
    Best Wishes
    stevetheblogger

  • Val Mills on Sep 7, 2012

    I have not heard of hint fiction before, well not with that name, so loved this. Great to learn something new. I enjoy writing stories of 50 words so this is even more of a challenge. Thank you.

  • marqjonz on Sep 7, 2012

    Thanks for introducing me to hint fiction. Your story is just a couple dozen characters and spaces too long to tweet, and I’m not sure how you could reduce the story. Good work.

  • Shirley Shuler on Sep 8, 2012

    Hi Lady Sunshine, it’s no wonder it’s called hint fiction, giving a hint of what’s to come, and leaving the reader wanting more. Does this mean there will be more :) .

  • Melody SJAL on Sep 9, 2012

    It’s the first time I heard about hint fiction…nice job.

  • girishpuri on Sep 9, 2012

    Nicely done

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