Write a Story with Me # 42 with Susan Rocan

Write a Story with Me is a group endeavor just for the fun of it.  A different writer adds a new 250 words each week.  It is the ultimate Flash Fiction Challenge!

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Here’s this week’s excerpt.  We hope you enjoy!

42 – Susan Rocan

The lad fearfully entered the confinement cell. The tall human male was an imposing figure, but he was the one to whom Tangle must deliver his grandmother’s message.

He took a step forward, drew himself up to full height, and asked, “Is your name Yoran?”

Yoran frowned at him. “Why do you want to know, boy?”

“I have a message for your ears only from our Queen Mother,” Tangle replied, barely able to stabilize his knocking knees.

“Your Queen’s Mother?” Yoran sneered. “Why would I want to hear anything she had to say?”

“Gran . . . I mean, the Queen Mother is the wisest of our people. She lived in the Before Time and is doing her best to avoid a war between your people and ours.”

“Very well, what is the message?”

Tangle motioned for Yoran to lean down and Tangle whispered into his ear the words his grandmother had told him to say. Yoran stiffened, the significance of the message striking him with the force of a knife to the heart.

Yoran glanced over at Sian, who had stopped pacing to stare at her father and the young fairy. She cocked her head quizzically. Whatever the boy told her father had obviously affected him deeply. There may be hope for him, yet.

When the boy left the room, a beautiful woman took his place at the doorway. Yoran did not see the gleaming wings folded against her back.

“I am Morath,” she said, “We need to talk…”

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Parts One – Forty Click Here

Part Forty-One – Vanessa Chapman

Part Forty-Two – Susan Rocan

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8 responses to “Write a Story with Me # 42 with Susan Rocan

  1. “We need to talk” has never ended well. Perhaps this time it can as the direction of each trailing piece seems to go in unexpected directions!

  2. Still going strong. 🙂

  3. Julie Catherine

    “We need to talk” … somehow, that’s always an ominous phrase … lol. Great excerpt, Susan, well done! I can’t wait to read what’s next. 🙂

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  5. Ah, the mystery thickens. This is a pleasure to read.

  6. This sounds really fun–I will have to check it out.

  7. It’s always fun reading what the person that follows you wrote, to see what they picked up from what you left! I like what you did with what I left! 🙂