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Microfiction: Golden Treasure

This was it, the X on my map.

I had ventured into the great barren plains with my goal clearly set in mind. Through sheer grit and determination did I make my way through the harsh conditions. My labours had yielded results. The huge protrusion in the ground began parting as I stepped towards it. Its insides emitted a golden glow so strong, that I had to shield my eyes. The aroma instantly made my mouth water. I’d found my treasure.

The perfect baked giant-potato…


Word Count: 85

Prompt:

The Aether Prompt: June 26th, 2019