Aftermath (flash fiction)

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Aftermath

 

“Beggars can’t be choosers!” Ashalla said as she tried on a pair of boots she had taken from the soldier’s camp. They almost fit.

With their leader dead, the army had become fragmented and disorganised. It wasn’t hard to pick them off in smaller groups.

“Now all we need is to find the person who sent them. The one they call The Baron.” said Aalen as she washed herself in the river and Vilja hungrily crunched on a joint he had found.

“Not an easy man to get to, but I’m sure we can find a way.” Ashalla replied.

 

Joanne Fisher

 

Aalen’s story: previous episode

This was written with the prompt beggars can’t be choosers provided by the Carrot Ranch April 11 Flash Fiction Challenge.

 

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