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The Final Expedition - Episode 15

A Microdose of Fiction Series

By Matthew FrommPublished 7 months ago Updated 7 months ago 1 min read
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You can catch up on the entire series HERE


Their train rattled on, the journey to Tehran already more enjoyable than their expedition across the Levant.

“I don’t understand it,” Gregor said, sipping his vodka.

“It means my understanding of many important things has proved incorrect,” Jacob said, watching the Persian country roll by their window.

“Care to elaborate?”

“Not yet, not until I know more. How long to Tehran?”

“A day. Come on, give your comrade a hint.”

Jacob shook his head, “suffice to say, our forefathers were more intrepid than I had imagined. It’s breathtaking. I have to telegraph once we’re in Tehran.”

The train rumbled on.


Author’s Note

Welcome to A Microdose of Fiction, a series of genre fiction micro-stories that offer you an exclusive glimpse into expansive worlds. Every week, new installments and stand-alone adventures, all under 101 words, will transport you to far-flung worlds. I hope that these stories will provide entertainment while you eat your toast, and start your day on an adventurous note.

You can catch up on all my works below:

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About the Creator

Matthew Fromm

Full-time nerd, history enthusiast, and proprietor of random knowledge. The best way to find your perfect story is to make it yourself.

Here there be dragons, and knights, and castles, and quests for entities not wished to be found.

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  • Lamar Wiggins7 months ago

    Cool! I've always wanted to travel by train. Somewhere where there are mountains. Nice episode!!!

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