Pi&W: The Keeper


ermiliablog.wordpress.com
Photo prompt: https://ermiliablog.wordpress.com/

He held the small object in trembling hands. With its dragonscale blade and dark ivory fleur-de-lis handle, it was said to have been carved by the Creator of the Universe to create Earth.

He whispered the sacred words, and the knife transmuted into a beautiful goddess. Tears stung his eyes as he gazed up at her.

“You have done well, Keeper,” she said gently. “Now sleep.”

With a final rattling breath, he died.

Transforming into a brilliant dragon, she rose into the sky and disappeared.

She would seek the next Keeper, born somewhere at that very moment.  Because as long as a Keeper existed, she could protect the Earth.

–111 words–


Picture it & Write now supports The Girl Effect, a movement empowering girls to break the cycle of poverty in their communities, countries, and world. All profits from the publication are donated to this cause.

Everyone is welcome to use the button, just link them back to the Picture it & write category or Ermiliablog! :) Share your love for Picture it & write on your blog with the image below. Be proud, and stylish ;) !

Photobucket

Advertisements
Pi&W: The Keeper

10 thoughts on “Pi&W: The Keeper

    1. What’s amazing is how much flash fiction teaches about writing a story. You write 300 words, and then start stripping and then voila, you discover 200 words that you thought were really spectacular were really unnecessary. It’s like unwrapping a Christmas present and trusting the reader’s sense of imagination to fill in the gaps.

      Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s