The Summons – 100 Word Writing Dare

Title: The Summons
Source:  100-Word Writing Dare
Prompt: (5 random words): Extra, Waterfall, Heel, Near, Power
Word count:  100 words

person in front of waterfalls during nighttime

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I am not a hero, just a nerdy book worm, who discovers a message hidden in a dusty tome. Once I decipher the phrase “Suspended power,” the code breaks easily.

The prophecy brings me to Skógafoss and the 200-foot tall frozen waterfall on my planet’s darkest night. As I draw near, the humming grows louder.

Flipping on the 100,000 lumens flashlight. I heel the light into the frozen ground, and face the pulsating wall. Five steps and I lay my hands on the ice. I push extra hard. The door opens, and the revolution to save my cherished world begins.


Keep on writing.

Jo Hawk The Writer

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