Weekly Writing Challenge: Fifty

Micro fiction. I can have a go at this! I have written some in my time (I won’t say they’re particularly successful) and I agree that they’re useful for working on word count and condensing. Here we go!

Rain rushed through the damp streets, legs pumping. Behind her, the pursuer was close. Wet footsteps had followed her since she left the bar. They got closer and then a hand clamped her shoulder and spun her. She gasped. She faced a tall man. “You forgot your purse,” he said.