In Time: Faded

In Time: Faded

October 10, 2012 Writing 8

Cage opened his eyes. His flesh ached. Bandages covered his body. The light hurt his eyes so he closed them, and then opened them slowly. Two people hovered nearby in white jackets. He stared, his mouth working as if it had forgotten how to talk.

“Who-who-who?” he stammered, his tongue feeling thick and foreign in his mouth.

“We are scientists, and you are very lucky to be alive,” one of the white jackets answered. Cage shook his head once. He lifted his finger and pointed to himself, his eyebrow arched in question.

“Your memory is gone. You have been reinvented.”


This week’s 100 song challenge was Ben Harper’s Faded. The challenge is to write a post in response to the song prompt in 100 words exactly. This is my response.

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8 Responses

  1. Carrie says:

    Okay, so if his memory is erased…why would he remember Viola when he meets her later as the Timekeeper? and seem to still have residual feeling for her?

  2. Tara R. says:

    So many twists and turns. Just keep us guessing and coming back for more.

  3. Angelia Sims says:

    Memory loss stories fascinate me. I had a morning I woke up disorientated. I had no idea who I was, or where I was, it was freaky.

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