What If It Was You? | Flash Fiction

This is a fictional account of a “what if” scenario. What if a Canadian had an online relationship with an American, right now in 2017? Again. this is complete and utter fiction. I’m sharing the story with the world. Anyone is free to copy/share/whatever. Do what you want. I’ve rated this piece of flash fiction 18+.

To: AmericanJoe99

From: CanadianChick2017

Omg Joe, are you okay? I just heard the news. Are you hurt? Plz respond right away if you’re alive.

Haunt me if you’re not.

To: CanadianChick2017

From: AmericanJoe99

I’m okay. A bunch of people injured, but not me. You’re lucky you live in Canada, Nothing bad ever happens there.

Can I still haunt you?

From: Canadianchick2017

To: AmericanJoe99

So glad you’re okay. When I heard a car drove into a crowd and lots injured, I was really worried. Your country’s a mess. Move to Canada and live with me? Haha. Bad stuff does happen, but the media never talks about Canada.

Anytime, babe.

To: CanadianChick2017

From: AmericanJoe99

Yeah, things are fucked up. It’s always been bad, but lately, really bad. I don’t know. I guess I’m a bit scared.

To: AmericanJoe99

From: CanadianChick2017

Why? You’re not black.

To: CanadianChick2017

From: AmericanJoe99

Everybody’s saying this is the next civil war. People die in war. I don’t want to take sides. I don’t want to fight.

To: AmericanJoe99

From: CanadianChick2017

Then don’t. Stop the hate.

To: CanadianChick2017

From: AmericanJoe99

I’m trying…

To: AmericanJoe99

From: CanadianChick2017

I’m sorry, that was harsh. I know you’re not a hater. It’s just that the world’s watching. You know what I mean? That thing in Spain. Another in London. If the U.S. starts another civil war, it’s going to trigger WWIII.

To: CanadianChick2017

From: AmericanJoe99

Hmm, good point. But, if we don’t start WWIII, some other country might. I don’t know if there’s anything I can do.

To: CanadianChick2017

From: AmericanJoe99

Hello? It’s been 2 days since your last message. Are you okay?

To: CanadianChick2017

From: AmericanJoe99

I hope you’re okay. Everyone’s getting drafted. President made the order. I’ve been packing. I going to drive up there and meet you before it’s too late. Plz let me know if you still want me there.

Plz?

To: CanadianChick2017

From: AmericanJoe99

Hello??? Where are you?! Plz tell me you’re okay! They’re come get me really soon!

CNN – Breaking News

North Korea dropped nuclear bomb on Canada. No survivors.