From Sonya’s 3LineTales at Only100Words. You can find the original prompt here. Thanks Sonya.
His career far exceeded the average number of seasons, he broke records they said couldn’t be broken; he pushed past pain, and fear, and doubt, to play the game he loved.
It was his body that betrayed him, his arm beyond the ability of the surgeon’s knife to repair.
Here he stood, barely forty, his greatness already in the past facing an uncertain future.
Keep on writing.
Jo Hawk The Writer