Sacrifice (micro fiction)

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Keweenaw Peninsula

 

Sacrifice

 

Cora Kingston and John Yendow were demon hunters, though they hid this from everybody else. For a time they managed to keep Keweenaw Peninsula free of them.

One time they visited Cat Harbor and found a portal. They began a ritual to close it. Once it began to close some tentacles shot out. Something was trying to come through. Without thinking John ran straight into the portal. The last thing Cora saw was John being wrapped in tentacles. Then he was gone.

Cora had a marker made for John. It was the least she could do considering his sacrifice.

 

Joanne Fisher

 

This was written for the Carrot Ranch flash fiction challenge. This week it was write a story about Cora Kingston in exactly 99 words.

 

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