Drabble Trouble

Drabble Trouble

Drabbles are 100-word stories.


Imagine This! (An Alternate History Drabble featuring a member of The Beatles)

9 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments mildandred

Yesterday. Yesterday, 41 years ago, on December 8th, a member of The Beatles died. Below is an alternate history drabble about him. On that warm New York City December, the man and woman told the limousine driver to stop outside their apartment which...

The Presley Brothers: An Alternate History Drabble

24 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments mildandred

Screams. Faints. Riots. These followed in the wake of every appearance by the Presley brothers. Not only were they extremely talented, they were also drop-dead gorgeous. Talent, looks, charisma and charm were a lethal combination in any individual....

1-800-HELP: An Afrofuturistic Drabble

22 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments mildandred

To Your Highness, the Empress of the United States of Africa: Dear Madam, I know you are a very busy woman so allow me to be brief. I am the chief representative of the First World Countries Alliance. I am following up on the matter of you opening yo...

World War Zero: An Alternate History Drabble

20 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments mildandred

Gavrilo Princip aimed his gun at the victim. He could not afford to botch things up the way his comrade had, a few hours ago. The victim and his wife came into view. Stupid sentimental fool! Giving up all that power and status for a mere woman. He wo...

The Acceptance Letter : An Alternate History Drabble

19 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments mildandred

The blue eyes of the young man shone with great pleasure as he read the letter. He could barely believe that his dream was coming true, that his perseverance had finally paid off. It was his second time to apply to the school. Last year, the school h...