Oh No They Don’t! (A Flash Fiction Story)

29 Jun

28 Jun 2012

“Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” she sang to herself as she looked out of the window at the night sky.

“That’s wrong” said a male voice from behind her.
“What is?” she asked.

“Stars, they don’t twinkle” he said. “It’s the constant orbit of large solid celestial bodies such as planets in front of them blocking their light source intermitantly. It’s an optical illusion, easily explained. They merely appear to twinkle”

“Oh,” she said. “Another dream ruined.”

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