The Egg

He had waited twenty years to return it

What is WonHundred Word Wednesdays? It’s when a group of amazing authors and I write 100 word stories all based on the same short prompt and post them. All the variations are fun to read. In honor of the sumemr heat, I’ll be adding dragon references into my entries. Dragons make everything better. Here’s this week’s entry.

He stood on the walk staring up the shadowed mansion. Few streetlights worked here and the moon was absent, still he knew he was watched. He had waited twenty years to return it. He’d waited hoping its heat would dim. The life within fade.

It hadn’t. He hadn’t.

He bore his burden the final distance and knocked. The door creaked open at his knock. The egg glowed with warmth as he raised it from the satchel. He could hear the hiss of approval within as it was taken. Turning, he left without the weight of the dragon’s egg slowing him.

Now see the rest!

Alison Woods (Peering Into. . .):
Amryn Scott:
Angela Schroeder:
Canda Mortensen:
Ginny Romney:
Jaclyn Weist:
Jessica Winn, The Distracted Writer:
K.R. Wilburn:
Kaye P. Clark:
Kat!e Larson:
Kelly Martin, Author:
Laura D. Bastian:
Leah Sanders, inklings:
Lindzee Armstrong/Lydia Winters:
Miranda D. Nelson:
R.K. Grow:
Stephanie Worlton’s Kreating Krazy blog:
Wendy Knight, Author:

One thought on “The Egg

  1. Good for him. Returning a dragon egg would be hard to do. But even dragons need their mommies. 😉

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