Castle Challenge (flash fiction)

Castle Challenge

Cadrina looked up at the castle ramparts. She would have to wait until it was dark before she climbed up the wall. She was particularly good at not being seen and getting into places she shouldn’t be in, but it was always a challenge. There would be keen-eyed castle guards always watching out for someone like her. She would evade them so long everything went her way, as it usually did. She would sneak along the wall and then down the steps, and then she would gain access to the one place she intended to be. For some rogues it was about gaining riches and notoriety, for her it was always about proving herself to the ones that mattered.

But she wondered would she always be expected to break into the castle so she could spend her evening with the princess every night?

Joanne Fisher

Word count: 143

This was written with the photo prompt provided by Crimson’s Creative Challenge #180.

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