An early prompt this week, thought I was still caught up in jet-lag-holiday-mode.
Once again, Queen Rochelle gathers her workers about her with a new prompt, this week the photograph is courtesy of John Nixon. I love the wizened looking trees and twisted roots, and guess the photo will provide the usual brilliantly inventive stories from the other Friday Fictioneers. You can read mine below the photograph.
Word Count: 100
The Games Children Play
‘You abducted him, admit it’
‘You say you know where he is’
‘So you took him?’
The world slows, the mist comes. I see a blindfolded child standing in front of a tree; five older boys are running away.
‘I can see him, in a wood’
‘You can see him in a wood, what sort of crap is that?’
‘I came here to help. I see things. I didn’t take him, but I can see him’
‘You see things? Then I guess you know what’s coming! Lock him up Ben’
I see the bough break.
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