At the airport, a stranger offers a desperate young man money to carry a mysterious package onto the plane. The stranger assures him that it’s nothing illegal and points out that it has already been through the security check. Despite having serious doubts, the young man needs the money and therefore agrees…
Reviews for Flight 279:
“How far will a young man go for some extra cash? This story will fling you into the edges of darkness and keep you on the edge of your seat with its undeniable suspenseful elements from start to finish. The reader will soon learn that there’s more to a mystery box than meets the eye, some favors are meant to be denied, and some boxes are better left unopened.”
“Three words: Epitome of Thriller! This story’s mysteriousness will allure you. It’s unpredictable plot will entice you. Flight 279 is jam-packed with ingenuity without a doubt. Just when you think you know what will happen, you are taken in an entirely different direction, which makes this the ultimate short story to read—especially for thrill-seekers.” Five star review by Eva Xanthopoulos on Amazon.com
“Make sure your tray is in the upright and locked position. This flight has a LOT of turbulence and it is very fast!” Four star review on Amazon.com
“A student who is in debt is approached by an old man who offers him $5,000 to take a shoe box onto flight 279. The man explains that his own ticket is invalid and that the box contains a birthday present for his grand-daughter. During the flight the student’s curiosity gets the better of him and then things start to get seriously strange. A good short story with an unexpected ending. 4 stars.” Four star review on Amazon.co.uk
To read the opening few paragraphs of this short story, visit the Flight 279 excerpt page.