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Finish the Story Competition

Provide the best ending for the story below and win 20 euro (or the equivalent in your currency) via PayPal. Second place wins 10 euro; Third Place, 5 euro.

Total Word Limit for the completed story: 300

Winners will be published in 30 September edition of Brilliant Flash Fiction.

Chicken Soup Ice Cream
She met him at an international student exchange.
He was German—not her first choice. But he was dark and subdued, unlike the Brazilians who talked too much and ran their eyes over every woman in the room.
“Hello. I’m Sharon,” she said.
He stood up. “My name is Hans.”
They drank plastic cups of fruit punch and communicated in simple English phrases until it was time to go, and then Hans grew agitated.
“Will you … can I … “ he began, fighting the language.
“All right,” Sharon said.
She wanted to see a movie but his English wasn’t good enough.
They went for ice cream instead.
“In Germany,” he said, “We have an ice cream shop that sells every flavor in the world … even chicken soup ice cream.”

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