Flash Fiction: Very Short Stories - Study Guide Brilliant Silence through Crossing Spider Creek Summary & Analysis

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Brilliant Silence

Two dancing bears are touring in Chile when a jaguar attacks the animal trainer. The bears escape and 70 years later, ancestors of the bears are found in Chile and the surrounding islands. The bears all perform circus tricks and dance at night when the moon is full. It is theorized that the bright moonlight is reminiscent of the spotlights their predecessors performed in. However, what music do the bears dance to? They dance in unison in brilliant silence.

Pumpkins

A young woman is driving down the road and is hit by a pumpkin truck. She is killed in the accident. Another young woman getting ready to drive to work reads the morning paper and is frightened about the story of the young woman killed in the accident with the pumpkin truck. She tells her husband...

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