“Welcome to the future!” A large headline flashes before me. I suppress a laugh. If this is the future, this shouldn’t be in black and white. If this is the future, computers definitely shouldn’t be this huge with fiber and wires coming out of every corner. I scoff. This isn’t the future, This is 1950.
I press the button on my palm. The video disappears immediately. What’s the point of this? I wonder. Learning about history. It’s not like we can change it. I sigh, shoving my quantum laptop in my pocket. Might as well get this history test over with.
Each week, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple hosts Friday Fictioneers where we’re challenged to write a piece of flash fiction in 100 words, more or less, based on the picture above.