Microfiction: Ritual

The head priest smiled as the followers began the ritual.

They held hands and danced in a circle. As they continued, they saw a ball of light forming in the centre of their circle. One of the followers joyously looked at the priest.

“Is it really happening? Is the Goddess really going to appear because of our love and devotion?”

The priest laughed.

“No, son. She will appear only because of your souls.”

Within seconds, the group of followers collapsed to the ground, as lifeless corpses.

The Goddess now appeared to begin her soulful feast….


Word Count: 95

Prompt:

WHAT DO YOU SEE? APRIL/09/2019

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