Flash Fiction Challenge: Shape of an Ape.
My next submission is at Indies Unlimited.
The beginning of the story was provided by the administrator of the website:
Shape-shifting can be a tricky business. It doesn’t always go as quickly or as smoothly as I’d like.
It’s a tremendous help that humans share about 95 % of our DNA with other animals. That gives the elixir a jump start.
Whatever it is you change into though, it is very important to
remember you have to get back to the lab to take the antidote, or you
get stuck in your new form.
It’s also important not to get captured by zookeepers. I seem to be in a spot of trouble…
Below is the entry that I submitted:
I came in fifth place. Well, it really was not my best work. Had a hard time getting into the groove of it.