Vuelva a la Vida

50-word story (prompt: revive)

Kati’s smile brimmed with hope. Red drops ran in rivulets down the glass in her hand. 

Outside the van, waves crashed on white sand.

Brian opened an eye. Took in the scallops, lobster, and shrimp swimming in tomato, lime, and cilantro. Groaned. Rolled over.

With Brian’s resurrection delayed, Kati surfed.

Bonus Story: One’s Worth Keeping, One’s Not (50-word story)

Vuelva a la Vida was originally published in Friday Fix Fiction.
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