Hidden was written for a Flash Fiction competition in the space of 55 hours. The rules were:
A max. of 500 words.
Your story must include YOUR INTERPRETATION of ALL FIVE of the following emojis, in any order:
Your story’s first word MUST BE AN ANAGRAM of its final word(s). (You cannot simply repeat the same word and the story title is separate.)
Your story must include the phrase (completing it yourself):
THERE WERE 11 ____ IN THE _____. (Can be a whole or part sentence; not in CAPS.)