Urban Volcano

Fiction by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

Flash fiction

Something is not right

Something is not right — Illustration by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson
Illustration by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

Victoria arrived at the front door of her house, mentally exhausted after a long and demanding day at the office. She took her Oyster card from her pocket and brought it to the keyhole. Her brain was too tired to act immediately but deep inside she knew that something was not right.

Börkur is an avid storyteller with a keen eye for quirky characters, funny dialogs and vivid scenario descriptions. Much of his writing falls within the genre of realistic fiction and his stories are more often than not based on real events in the author’s life. Although the tales contain grains of truth, they are melded with fiction, making the reader curious to know the line between reality and fantasy.