The Shoreline (flash fiction)

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The Shoreline

 

Aalen’s path took her northwards. As she went further the forest became more sparse until she came to the shoreline of a wide sea. She had never seen the ocean before and although her sight was partially obscured by the sea-mist hanging around the shore it looked as though it went on forever. She began to realise the world was far larger than she had ever dreamed. Where there other distant shores? Her heart yearned for revenge, but also to explore this world she barely knew. She watched the tumultuous waves and then turned away following the tracks eastward.

 

Joanne Fisher

 

This was written with the prompt sea mist provided by the Carrot Ranch January 31 Flash Fiction Challenge

You can follow Aalen’s story in these previous episodes:

1. Hidden 2. Returning 3. Burying the Dead

 

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