The Price of Victory (flash fiction)

The Price of Victory

Meela gazed into the clouds. Today she had led a lightning raid into the Empire’s capital to destroy their fleet of sky-ships. The raid was successful and the Empire’s fleet was now just burning wreckage, but of all the ships Meela had led into battle only her ship, the Crimson Vengeance, had survived. Many of her friends had died today, and sometimes the price of victory was too heavy to pay…

Joanne Fisher

Word count: 70 + prompt

This was written with the prompt empire provided by Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt #234.

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