At Peace: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge

She felt at peace as she stood on the edge of the cliff overlooking the ocean.

The Sorceress had foretold the outcome of this day 90 years ago when she was a mere 15.

She’d had a good life with her human family, a full and happy life.

She felt a tightness in her chest as she stumbled forwards and fell.

Her heart spluttered and seized as she spiralled down through the air.

All the pain disappeared the moment she hit the water and her consciousness faded.

Verna the mermaid had gone home, to her final resting place at sea.

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Friday Fictioneers is a weekly challenge set by Rochelle Fields where writers around the world create 100 word stories inspired by the one image.

This week’s PHOTO PROMPT © Sandra Crook

PHOTO PROMPT © Sandra Crook

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20 Comments on “At Peace: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge

  1. I’m pleased she’s found some peace at last. No mean feat standing on the top of a cliff on your fish-tail. 😉

  2. It seemed like a suicide at first, so I am glad she’s a mermaid. 🙂

  3. She’s 105 years old, she has a right to find peace and final rest in her old home. I love the idea of the old mermaid. Lovely story.

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