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Flash Fiction: Voyage

Into the darkness, I lead my ship.

It seemed like the best idea before it became reality: Escape the mundanities of  regular life, and set sail on a voyage to explore the world. I wanted to experience the various adventures this world had to offer. A bunch of young ones who were influenced by my words, joined me on my escape from reality. This scares me now. What if I made a mistake? Will these young ones suffer because of me?

Not on my watch…

The darkness does not look so bad, with the moon and stars guiding me…


Word Count: 99

Prompts:

Carrot Ranch November 29: Flash Fiction Challenge

Inspiration Call: Flash Fiction Friday

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Flash Fiction: Island

He could finally see it, the island, the destination to his long voyage, his very reason for becoming a pirate, the place where the X was located.

His dreams of gold and hope for immense treasures were only intensified upon seeing the brilliant light coming from the mouth of the cave, driving him to urge his crew to row harder.

He walked into the cave expecting mounds of gold coins and jewels, but instead was greeted by the aureate dragon and the intense warmth of her welcoming flames.


Word Count: 88

Prompt:

Three Line Tales, Week 134