The Hole

Rated 3.86/5 based on 7 reviews
(290 words)A flash fiction horror story. A curious man lowers a camera on a cable into a reputedly bottomless hole.
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About Rik Hunik

Rik Hunik was born in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada, in 1957, and has lived his entire life in BC, except for a few summers in Alberta, and a few days in Washington State climbing rocks. He has lived in Ymir, Wells, Quesnel, Prince George, Quesnel, North Vancouver, Quesnel, Burnaby, North Delta, and Quesnel. I live with my wife Jo and a blue-eyed, white cat named Mister. I mostly build houses and shops to earn a living but I'm also a writer, poet, artist, photographer, role playing game designer and independent e-book publisher. I’ve written dozens of stories, including fantasy, horror, sword & sorcery, mystery, humor, erotica, and science fiction, frequently combining genres. Forty have been published in small press magazines and e-zines, from the 200-word "The Hole" in Ascent Aspirations, to the 10,000-word novelette "Levels" in Buzzy Mag, published in May, 2012. Some of them are available now as ebooks at Smashwords.
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James Hold reviewed on Nov. 9, 2015

A creepy little tale, although I am not sure I understand the ending.
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James Jenkins reviewed on Sep. 6, 2014

Not overly good, bad or original.
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Mary Blackwell reviewed on Sep. 5, 2014

The set up of a man curious to see whether a bottomless hole was indeed bottomless was well done and the camera going down and what was found ... but for me, the ending was disappointing, early and did not feel like a finish.

Good stories leave you wanting more, but this left me wanting many questions answered. I do recognise this is a piece of flash fiction but I suggest that it could be the basis of a really great short story or even a novel.
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Prasant reviewed on Sep. 1, 2014

Exactly what was this- a story?
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Anna Marie Stern reviewed on Sep. 1, 2014

Interesting, very interesting. Does beg the question, who's down The Hole and do they want to visit us?
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Olga B reviewed on Aug. 31, 2014

Creepy story. I want to know more about The Hole! I didn't want the story to end.
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Rod Wright reviewed on Aug. 31, 2014

A good story. I liked it.
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