The Winds

No one had ever heard the wind blow like this before

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.

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Skerry braced himself at the wall, raised hand shielding his eyes. This night the wall was his alone. The guards huddled within their shelters. No one had ever heard the wind blow like this before and it buffeted Skerry.

His guard had protested Skerry’s patrol. It was foolish to be this high, but he couldn’t retreat. He stared into the darkness, searching.

They’d been warned with their feet still salt water wet. His brothers had ignored it, but not Skerry. Now the wolf wind came for them. Was it too late? “Be safe. Linton. Orrick.” The wind shredded his words.

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