Every Wednesday we get a new picture prompt for the Friday Fictioneers, a challenge graciously hosted by our Fairy Blog Mother Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. We’re still in rerun modus because Rochelle is busy with her soon-to-be-published new book.
The task of the challenge 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 world’s exploded into chaos and won’t stop spinning. Kaleidoscopic lights flash before her eyes, and her mind feels like an overcrowded pub. Her ears are filled with the screeching and howling of her own screams. How she longs for a moment of silence.
The taste and smell of ripe fruit bursting with flavor still lingers: seductive, tantalizing, just like the thing that’d sprouted from the corpse. She’d gulped it down as if her life depended on it.
And now it grows, sharing her dreams, invading her thoughts.
“Who are you?”
“A friend. Don’t be afraid. I’m with you. Always.”
Featured image ©Ted Strutz. Used with permission for this Friday Fictioneer Challenge only. Any other use of this image requires Ted Strutz’s permission.