Every week, Rochelle gives us a donated photo as a prompt to write a story using 100 words. It may sound easy, but try reducing a story down to 100 words. It gives you a new respect for the English language as you search for words that will compress your descriptions.
With the invention of the auto-mobile, Derrin knew an imminent change in his life was guaranteed. His interference would alter the way humanity evolved. He smiled at the thought, knowing that his actions today made this possible. He glanced at the time machine and the body of Karl Benz in the corner. He knew he had to return to his own time before his great-great-great-great-grandfather came home.
He hid the body and activated his return journey.
Stepping out of his room, he started to fade. His memory altered as he disappeared; his final memory was his ancestor’s execution for murder.