New to the blog! Flash Fiction Friday! It's just like WonHundred Word Wednesday, except, you know, on Fridays. And the alliteration actually works.
The girls moved in a pack, full of laughter. A tall, thin girl at the head of the crowd froze, her dark eyes scanning the mall.
“What’s wrong, Xun?”
“It’s happening,” she breathed. Then she ran. The others knew they couldn’t keep up; no one had beat Xun in a race in over a year. Since she started wearing that necklace.
She burst out into the alley, breathless. I have to break the spell, she thought over and over.
A heavy weight cannoned into her.
Far away, on the African plain, a cheetah settled down for a dinner of gazelle.
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