It’s Time for Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ Friday Fictioneers prompt again. The task is to write a story: beginning, middle, and end, in 100 words or less.
You can find all the Fictioneers’ stories when you click on the Froggy. Please read, comment, and if you like, join the fun. Everyone is welcome.
The Land of Make-Believe
“Don’t go so close, they’re monsters,” Lynne said.
“Are not. They are hunters. Orcas.”
“How would you know?”
“I saw them. With my parents.” The boy swallowed. His parents were gone…
“I wanna see, too.”
“They’re all dead.”
“I don’t believe you. Liar! Kenny is a liar…” Chanting, Lynne skipped out of sight.
Squinting just so, Kenny could make-believe the beautiful mural into reality. The ordinary world was just an ugly picture.
If only… Kenny stepped closer to the painting. It looked so real, it seemed to invite him in. He took another step.
“Kenny? Kenny, where are you?”
Featured image: “Orca porpoising” by Minette Layne from Seattle, Washington, USA – Single breaching orca (cropped). Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Orca_porpoising.jpg#/media/File:Orca_porpoising.jpg