Oh this story is just wonderful! It is really hard to write about it without spoiling it because it is so short (flash fiction). But I will try to say a little bit about why I loved it.
If you were a dinosaur, my love, then you would be a T-Rex. You’d be a small one, only five feet, ten inches, the same height as human-you.
That is the opening sentences. Talk about an opening sentence that is quotable, memorable and that sets the tone for the rest of the story.
The first half of the story is really one big fun thought experiment. What if your loved one was a dinosaur. How fun, how complicated, how wonderful.
The second half of the story
The story made me feel. It isn’t just the fully piece of silliness (though I would have been happy if it were just that) it is more than that. I can just say wow!
I will have to rethink my voting in this category.
Published: Mar 5, 2013 by Apex Magazine
Read: June 4th 2013
Length: 963 words, Flash fiction
Format: Free online fiction
The author: white, female, USA resident