2032, by Bruce Arbuckle

It’s too hot to sleep. He lies in bed listening to the hum of his neighbour’s illegal air conditioning unit. It’s probably already been reported to the Energy Brigade. Before long he’ll hear the pounding of boots, the banging on doors, the protestations of innocence and then the swift execution.

A 50-word story written by Bruce Arbuckle, inspired by the Freewriters Writing Prompt on Hive, “too hot”

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