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As this demonstrates, flash forward, also called prolepsis, can be used in narratives to give the reader a bit of a peek into a character's motivation, or to create a non-linear story line. That means instead of the events of a story unfolding chronologically A, B, C, D, they might be presented D, A, C, B. Have you ever read Cloud Atlas: A Novel ? Well, you should. It's kind of cool how it jumps around through time, but everything ties together in the end.
Flash forward is different from foreshadowing. Foreshadowing is just a hint at what might happen in the story's future. Flash forward is full-on, specific jumps through the story's timeline to tell the reader definitively what the future holds in store for the characters. Except in this case, Nardvark was able to save the day and change the imminent future. Supernatural elements or religious visions can also provide fast forwards in a narrative. Or, you could go with plain old-fashioned time travel.
Flash forward's opposite is flashback, aka analepsis, in which the writer takes the reader back into the story's past. This can be done through a character's dreams or memories, a dialogue, or maybe descriptions of objects. It's a little easier to work into your story, since everyone has memories and a past, but very few people, living or fictitious, can see or travel to the future.
This little story is 1081 words and has all the elements of a narrative: a main conflict, characters, plot, setting, dialogue, description... Click here for more posts about writing narrative for IGCSE or AS exams.