[<] [>]  by C. Scott Davis [@]

28 September 2012

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Drabble Challenge #100

Prompt: century

"A hundred years ago, the Founders engraved the very first inscription on this monument."

The speaker paused, while the crowd cheered. "And every year, we honour them by adding another. What they did with hammers and chisels, we now do with laser-guided etching tools, but the result is the same."

Teasing the crowd, he gestured towards the cloth that covered the latest addition, and they responded by pressing forward in anticipation. Then with a flourish, he pulled it back, revealing the new word. "You all know the rules: Stories should be exactly 100 words in length, not including the title..."




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