FFfAW: The Ways of the Paths

The Ways of the Paths Mira ran, placing each foot with care. Angry shouts sounded behind her. She gritted her teeth and forced her legs to move faster. The consequences, should they catch her, didn't bear consideration. She didn't look back. After all, she was of the Bakiai, and the Bakiai always looked forward. That [...]

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FFfAW: A Mother’s Grief

A Mother's Grief "We didn't do anything to it, Ma," Aeliene said, a waiver in her voice that broke Shylie's heart all over again. "We were just playing. It came out of nowhere and attacked us. Baen tried to stop it, but, he... he fell... and... and..." Shylie gathered her daughter close. Grief encased her [...]

FFfAW: What Lies Beyond

This post is for the Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers (FFfAW) Challenge, run by Priceless Joy. This week's photo prompt was provided by Dawn M. Miller. Thank you Dawn!  The challenge is that you write a story of 75-175 words inspired by the photo prompt below. I hope you like it. What Lies Beyond “For centuries we’ve [...]