Title: The Hermit
Source: 100 Word Wednesday: Week 7
Word count: 100 words
Once, they came to check on her. But no one had come for many years now. Not since the time when ashes rained from the sky obscuring the light of the sun. There were others, of course.
Today the woods were quiet. She stepped out of the cabin to see a young woman staggering toward her. She was not one of them.
Looking up and seeing the cabin she stopped and began to sob.
“Please, I am alone. No one follows. Will you help?”
She squinted at the young woman to see if she lied. Satisfied, she beckoned her forward.
Keep on writing.
Jo Hawk The Writer