Enchanting Escape

PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot
PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot

She stood in the courtyard watching as the winsome decorations were hung by the workers, keeping to the edges of the wall where she wouldn’t be seen.

Later, in the darkness, when the nets were filled with butterflies and the skies above glittered with stars, it was on the Web that she would cast her spell.

She closed her eyes and pictured it. Everyone thought she would be performing a Blessing ritual, but she was actually planning her escape.

It was but a small twist of words that would forsake her entire people for an enchanting disappearing act.

Worth it.


friday-fictioneersI think this is my first time foraying into Friday Fictioneers, because I’ve been a lazy bum in participation lately, a little itchy with stories to tell.

It’s been a while since I have participated regularly in writing challenges, which is a great way for me to flex my creative muscles and just make sure I am MAKING something every day.

Not to mention, you now, GOALS. Writing more this year is the most important one. Writing, writing, writing.

I’m doing it, but I’m not doing it enough because I’ve been trying to get a handle on my bad luck week.

But, big changes were put in motion today and things may (hopefully) be looking up.



12 thoughts on “Enchanting Escape”

  1. You’ve written a very mysterious piece, and I don’t have a clue what’s likely to happen in the evening. Nevertheless, you’ve given us some beautiful and haunting images, not least the nets filled with butterflies beneath a sky glittering with stars.

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