This is my entry for this week’s Friday Fictioneers Challenge run by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. This week’s picture prompt was provided by Stephen Baum. The challenge is to write a complete story within 100 words.
Sa’an stumbled, leaning against the tunnel wall as he forced his footsteps onwards. Light… There was light ahead…
Time held no meaning in the labyrinth’s unchanging surrounds. Exhaustion dragged, setting thoughts adrift. Only one certainty remained: he had to find it.
If only he could remember what it was!
The light grew stronger, steadily brightening until blinding in intensity. He closed watering eyes as hope surged – was this it? He stretched out a tentative hand.
His eyes opened to the sight of his work-chamber where he knelt, slumped bonelessly in the centre of the circle.
Power surged through his veins.
Word Count: 100
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