She heard the noise and saw the collision. She stood motionless for a split second before running to the scene. Even at the tender age of seven, she knew it was over. She held the lifeless body of her dog in her arms as she watched the car drive away.
NT Franklin writes cozy mystery short stories, nostalgia short stories, and Flash Fiction and has been published in Page & Spine, Scarlet Leaf Review, Fiction on the Web, Madswirl, Postcard Shorts, 404 Words, 101 Words, Freedom Fiction, Burrst, Entropy, Alsina Publishing, Fifty-word stories, Dime Show Review, among others.