Burrow

I'll find her and bring her home, I promise

Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution.

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I slogged forward as rain wormed through my clothing. The citadel’s light, though close, was shrouded. The storm wouldn’t even give up that. Only my words to chase me as I chased her.

I’ll find her and bring her home, I promise.

A futile promise. As was the hunt. Water would wash her away tracks. Unless, they entered a pit burrowing into the ground first.

She’d entered, not that I could see her or the end, but it was sheltered. Probably why she’d entered. At least there wasn’t sign of beasts. Forward then. Crouching, I followed Alice down the hole.

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One Comment:

  1. Good job! I really like the twist at the end.

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