Once again I have been bitten by the 100 word flash fiction bug and Rochelle’s picture prompt for the Friday Fictioneers entry on August 3rd. It gets a little bit easier each time I try! Thanks, Rochelle!
A special “Thank you” to Jennifer Pendergast for the use of her photograph!
Copyright – Jennifer Pendergast
The bees, having become tired of the chemical assault that was destroying their colonies, began in secret to produce a Super Queen.
As you are aware, work on the Eximius Reginam (ER-1) prototype has been a success. The ER-1 has been found impervious to any chemical assault known to man. Working in secret she has produced an army of warrior class bees capable of being sprayed and still functioning. The warriors are trained eaters of the agricultural machinery that have been poisoning earth and killing our working class bees worldwide…
The bees are finding it hard to sleep tonight.
*Excerpted from an Apis Memo dated 7/31/2013
NOTE: As a child I was an avid fan of the 1950s genre known as: