Bomb Girl

Bomb Girl

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stephenblack70 By stephenblack70 Updated Apr 21

The day they blew up her home town was meant to have been the happiest day of Annie Hennessy's life. This is how it started. 

The impact of the explosion ripped through the hospital like an aural tsunami. Windows shattered inwards, showering staff and patients alike in a withering wave of glass shrapnel. Doctors and nurses were tossed to the ground and patients flung from their beds, bringing monitors crashing down on top of them. The fluorescent lighting on the ward flickered momentarily as if some unseen giant had casually inhaled and sucked the electricity from the building, before returning it to illuminate the chaos below. 


For what seemed forever there was nothing before the first scream punctured the silence. It would be the first of many that day but for those who heard it, was a sound they would take to their graves. A throaty guttural groan which gradually rose in pitch and volume, soon to be joined by others, a prophetic choir already mourning what lay in the days and mon...

  • fantasy
  • grief
  • hope
  • ireland
  • northernireland
  • paranormal
  • supernatural
  • terrorism