Friday Fictioneers is here! The challenge each week is to write a 100-word story inspired by a photo prompt provided on Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ blog.
Copyright – Sandra Crook
In Character or Thespis
“Come on take the shot already” she barked, desperately wanting a café and a moment’s peace away from crowds.
The camera flashed. Blinking she stood at the edge of the amphitheater stage. Around her masked faces stared waiting. The audience tiered before her in anticipation. Looking down she wore a long Grecian gown, curls tickling her shoulder, and sandaled toes peering up.
“I would hold in my hand a spear with a steel point.” She whispered.
“Arion, What the ….?”
Snapping back to the present she adjusted her sight to her husband. “Huh?”
“Where are you?”
“Another life, another time.”
Word Count: 100
A Quote from Euripide’s Hippolytus: “Love distills desire upon the eyes, love brings bewitching grace into the heart of those he would destroy. I pray that love may never come to me with murderous intent […]”