This is a story in exactly 81 words. Originally written in 2014 for the (now defunct) website Find more of these stories here

Suddenly, I found myself in a wide, open space, surrounded by an almost blinding whiteness.

"Is this heaven?", I asked the being next to me, the size, face and gender of which I couldn't determine.

"Yep", God answered.

"Is my life over?"

"Exactly. So, what did you achieve?"

Tough one. "Well. I was probably a nice person. Always polite. Does that count?"

"Not at all. Everybody says that. Do you have a tattoo?"


"That should do, then. Come on in."