The quest

Opening his eyes he searched the world around him, a tiny voice whispered into his left ear startling him

“My name is  Moukahka, spirit of the forest. I know what you’re looking for.”

“Oh praise be to God, someone who finally knows what it is I am supposed to find.”

“Don’t you know what it is you seek?”

“No. I woke up to find myself in this mythical land.”

“Hmmm, you sound like a silly warrior. I must help you then else you’ll be totally lost.”

“Thank you lovely fairy.”

And so they set off on their journey a tiny figure leading a man bent over from trying to hold on to his guide. One walked with dainty steps, the other walked ungainly trying not to trip the both of them over.

Soon they were at the treasure spot, lovely green and white rays twinkled intermittently, boulders of different sizes and colours lay all over the place. 

“This is the treasure, now you’ve to open one of them.” giggled the fairy

Grandpa laughed “No way Daisy you’ll wait like everyone else.”


In response to the writing challenge flash fiction for aspiring writers hosted by Priceless Joy click on the link to visit the blog. The photograph is from the lovely Jade M. Wong (interesting photo can’t wait to see all the stories it inspires) and the challenge is to write a 100 – 150 words (+/- 25 words) story inspired by it. Do click on the link for other stories. 

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