It’s time for Friday Fictioneers, when writers from around the world post 100-word stories based on a photo prompt provided on Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ blog. This week’s photo is by Ted Strutz. You can read other Friday Fictioneers’ work by clicking the link that appears below my story. Enjoy!
Toys that Fly
by Jan Brown
Jason Cooper couldn’t wait to show his dad the tiny spaceship. He dragged him through the fairgrounds by the hand, but Dad was reluctant. He was a NASA scientist and had scowled at Jason’s claim that the spaceship was real.
They finally reached the vendor’s tent. The bright yellow banner said, “Toys that Fly.” Jason selected a saucer that resembled a prop from a 1950’s sci-fi movie. At his touch, the domed top creaked open. A miniscule human popped out, looked at Jason’s dad and said, “Dr. Cooper! Have you finally found a way to restore us to normal size?”