Microfiction: Her Gaze

I spotted her from the corner of my eye.

Hiding behind the bushes, I could feel her intense gaze upon me. I had no intention of letting her know that I was alert to her presence, and so I casually continued with my routine of bathing in the pool.

The lass, probably mesmerized, continued studying me. Her fiery red hair revealed that she was a local. Well, it wasn’t everyday that humans gazed upon an elven prince.

Then again, it was not everyday that a red haired woman tries to assassinate elven royalty with an arrow from behind the bushes…

Word Count: 100


The Aether Prompt: April 24th, 2019


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