The Flower Kid Cashes In

George Malko


The plot of this short story takes place in a house because this world is very similar to a dystopian story. Madden and D are the two main characters along with Outlaw. Madden accidentally shoots Outlaw so D leaves with flowers that madden gave her. Madden heard two people outside the room, when they come into the room they see outlaws dead body, therefore they kill Madden because he killed outlaw.


Disembodied- Separated from or existing without the body.
Cavalry- Soldiers who fought on horseback.

Grotesque- Odd or unnatural in shape, appearance, or character; fantastically ugly or absurd; bizarre.

Counter-Culture- The cultrue and lifestyle of those people, especially among the young, who reject or oppose the dominant values and behavior of society.

Gaping- To stare with open mouth, as in wonder.

Ruefully- Causing sorrow or pity; pitiable; deplorable.

Febrile-pertaining to or marked by fever; feverish.

Rummaging -to search thoroughly or actively through (a place, receptacle, etc.), especially by moving around, turning over, or looking through contents.

Narrative- a story or account of events, experiences, or the like, whether true or fictitious.

Drab-dull; cheerless; lacking in spirit, brightness, etc.