This story was written for the 50 Word Thursday challenge: See the post here, it isn’t too late if you wanted to have a go too.
They travelled in comfortable companionship, talking about their daily lives.
The friendship that blossomed between them seemed steadfast. They had faced hardships together and had supported each other through them. However, now came the day of reckoning. Their friendship would undergo the ultimate trial, a test to see how strong or fragile their bond actually was. They had all fallen in love with the same person.
As they sat looking out to sea, one of the four was feeling very self-satisfied. She gave a laugh, knowing she’d managed to enchant the hearts of the others. Yet she only loved herself.
FOWC with Fandango — Reckoning
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She rested in the ruin, the constant sound of the crows lulled her to sleep.
Keeping up the public façade was exhausting and her title no longer bestowed the power that used to enchant her so.
She accepted her time was over.
Satan ruled openly now, money was the way he kept score.
This story was written for Kat Myrman’s weekly challenge see link below:
Twittering Tales #107 – 23 October 2018
FOWC with Fandango — Public