Reiko Takeuchi recorded the time from the stopwatch. It came up short. She would need a bigger candle. It was crucial that the candle completely melt at a minimum of five hours or the signal would be lost. Once she had a satisfactory candle, she would give it to Petra as instructed. All 27 contingencies were addressed by Dr. Einstein.
The candle melted; the signal went out long and strong enough to neutralize the A-bomb falling on Hiroshima. Everything was recorded for the Emperor, who, once he saw the film, surrendered. No atomic bomb would fall on Japan. And our world changed…
Friday Fictioneers: 5/02/14
Word Count: 100
Many thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for hosting Friday Fictioneers.
Photo Prompt: Copyright Renee Heath