Curse the Dark

She clung to the piece of driftwood, praying for daylight

What is WonHundred Word Wednesdays? It’s when a group of amazing authors and I write 100 word stories all based on the same short prompt and post them. All the variations are fun to read. Here is my entry for the week.

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Curse the dark. Curse Edan. Most of all, curse herself a fool. She should’ve known better than to trust a Dayv. No ire aid her sight in piercing the darkness though.

Sputtering, she gulped air after another wave swamped over her. She tried vainly to will warmth back into her hands long gone numb and burning from clutching for so long.

The cold wouldn’t have her though. She clung to the piece of driftwood, praying for daylight. With first ray she’d save her herself. Then Edan would the cost of trifling with the Iard.

The thought would keep her warm.

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One Comment:

  1. Bravo! You described her predicament so well! The wave swamping over her, and her hands numb and burning. Wow!

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