Vine Down

It was up to her to investigate how the accident happened

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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Downed vines spread out further than Jaclin’s ability to see. Dirt rippled out mimicking water running from a slapping hand, frozen in place. The leaves hadn’t begun curling and withering yet, but would soon.

Barely visible among the vines was a form, a massive form. That was why they’d sent for Jaclin. A downed beanstalk and a dead giant.

“Thank you for coming,” a voice said behind her. “This is too large for our resources.” It was up to her to investigate how the accident happened.

“I’ll do what I can.” There was only one problem. She’d been the cause.

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One Comment:

  1. Love it! I especially like the line, “Dirt rippled out mimicking water running from a slapping hand, frozen in place.” Well done!

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