The Battle

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With the dead bodies of her two best friends close by, eleven-year-old Miranda carefully raised one of the window slats with her finger and peered out into the garden.

She watched as the massive creature, known as a Nellyphant, pushed its trunk against the tree house looking for its next meal. Although it was snowing, she could also make out the smaller creatures, known as Mickice, on the roof of the treehouse. They, too, had grown a liking for human flesh.

Pixabay image by Marianne Sopala

Miranda’s trap, of leaving her dolls in the treehouse, had
worked. The creatures thought they had their next meal, but Miranda knew it
wouldn’t be long before they worked out that they had been tricked.

While sliding her hand slowly between the window slats, the door behind Miranda creaked. She froze to the spot, terrified of what was coming into the room. However, she…

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7 thoughts on “The Battle

  1. balroop2013 says:

    Diana, I am amazed at the stories that this picture could inspire! This one is another original idea! 🙂

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  2. Thanks for sharing my take on your February prompt, Diana. I’ve had some great feedback on my short story.

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