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Fantastic Fran
by M. Allman

Fantastic Fran used her x-ray vision to see which room the children were hidden in, then with her laser finger, she cut a hole in the wall and saved them. Our super hero has done it again, saved the day while keeping her ordinary housewife identity a secret.

With that paragraph, Lois finished the third installment of her series of Fantastic Fran's Adventures.

Lois glanced at her watch. It was six o’clock, and she still had to thaw out the roast for supper that evening. She bounced into the kitchen and grabbed the meat from the freezer.

“A late supper again,” Her husband, Tom complained, chewing on a carrot stick.

Lois began staring at the frozen meat trying to thaw it out with her x-ray eyes, but she was startled by Tom’s voice.

“You don’t have x-ray eyes, Lois, so thaw it in the microwave.” Tom shook his head.

“I don’t know what you mean; I was just thinking is all.” Lois put the meat in the microwave and started supper.


That night while getting ready for bed, Tom noticed Lois wearing red tights underneath her robe. “For pity sake Lois, you are not a super hero. I’m gonna call Doctor Granger at home”

“No don’t! My legs were cold that’s all.”

As Tom turned to walk away, Lois pointed her laser finger at him. She had to stop him from giving away her identity.

“Lois, I know you’re pointing your laser finger at me. Give it up. I’m not scared.” Tom went into the kitchen to call the doctor. “Hello. Doctor Granger, Lois is at it again, but this time she’s even wearing the tights.” Tom noticed a shadowy figure in the tree outside. “You better come quick. She’s outside in a tree, saving a cat.”