Wednesday, April 30, 2014

WonHundred Word Wednesday - The Flames

            The girl walked alone through the parking garage, her footsteps echoing.
            The lights went out.
            The girl stopped. Held her breath.
            A pillar of flames burst from the concrete floor. Its warmth stroked her face.
It spoke.
            “You are the chosen one. Only you can save us. Step into the flames.”
            She took one step. Another. She stood inside the fire. She screamed as the agony of the flames filled her, boiling her blood, melting her flesh.
            The wizard laughed and laughed. When all that remained was a pile of ash, he ran to find another victim for his prank.


Today's Novel Idea Prompted by: "I stared at the flames that had...” Courtesy of WonHundred Word Wednesday! Read the other responses: 


Laura D. Bastian said...

SMACK! was not expecting that. And what a mean prank. Hope there's a hero waiting in the wings somewhere to come show him what's what.

AM Woods: said...

Oh man! That wizard totally needs to go down. (I agree with Laura- need a hero- perhaps a flame wielding one- to give him a taste of his own medicine)

Jaclynweist said...

Wow that twist was unexpected. And awesome.

Jessica Winn said...

*Yelps* Note to self. Never believe talking flames! Loved the twist.

Amryn said...

Sad. Really sad. I now need you to kill this wizard for me.