Mini Saga #4 – The Accident

Mini Saga #4 – The Accident

By Rajesh Setty on Tue 23 May 2006, 6:00 AM – 4 Comments

The Accident

Luckily, the accident wasn’t fatal. He recovered quickly. What puzzled him though – were the events that led to the accident. He remembered vividly that he had looked over his shoulders every time he changed lanes. What he forgot was that he was in the “blind spot” of someone else.


1. A mini saga is a story told in exactly 50 words. Not 49 or 51 but exactly 50.

2. You can download a photographic manifesto of Mini Sagas at ChangeThis. Here is the link – Mini Sagas: Bite-sized Wisdom for Life and Business (PDF, 2.9MB).

3. For a complete list of Mini Sagas, please visit the Squidoo lens “Mini Sagas

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Anonymous  on May 23rd, 2006

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There’s some marvelous work there that you might enjoy reading, based on your interest in mini sagas, and you may want to consider submitting your work there, too. (Several years back they published one of my short fiction pieces –

I rarely comment here but I am a regular reader and greatly enjoy your blog.

Anonymous  on May 23rd, 2006

Thanks Shaula,

That sounds like an interesting idea. I will definitely check it out.



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Anonymous  on May 24th, 2006

Hi Rajesh,

Here is another mini-saga.

It was getting dark. She walked faster. The street is not safe. Two men were behind her. They were walking casually. Scared, she prayed to God & turned back to see them disappearing into a lane. Now she was alone on the road. And being all alone was even more scary.

zezinho  on September 17th, 2008

very good this one

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