Forgotten

This wasn't where he wanted to be

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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Throwing another log onto the fire, he pulled his tattered cloak close. The wind flowed through the walls as much as around. At least it wasn’t raining. The leaky roof could make some other night miserable.

This wasn’t where he wanted to be. Forgotten. Alone.

He’d been something once, acclaimed the greatest warrior of Omend. Then he’d never skulked in on the edge of society, hiding. But that was before the catastrophe. Before Yelena’s death.

He shuddered. No, this was for the best.

A knock made the walls shiver, reflectively he grabbed for his sword. It was gone, of course.

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