Oscar had been fishing this stream since he was a boy and he knew it like the back of his hand. Today, something was definitely not right.
Suddenly, steam erupted from the ground a few hundred yards away. As he stared in disbelief, a second geyser erupted closer to him.
What the heck is going on?
The water in the stream suddenly turned muddy and he could feel it getting warmer. Bubbles began churning the surface of the water. As Oscar began backing toward the bank, he could feel the river bed shaking beneath his feet……………………
Welcome to the Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. In 250 words or less, write astory incorporating the elements in the picture and the written prompt above. Do not include the prompt in your entry. The 250 word limit will be strictly enforced.
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