The Cave Mistress over at The Scribe’s Cave, has given us a new prompt in her series of abandoned places. You have 50-200 words to write your story, poem or whatever you want to produce. You can leave a link to your story in the cave My story begins after the photo.
“Grandfather…what is happening to your arm?” Haruki asked, pointing wide-eyed as Taiga’s arm began to shimmer and morph. Small scales began to form and gradually grew larger until they covered his whole arm.
“Ahh, Haruki, you have discovered my secret.” Taiga chuckled and pulled his grandson into an embrace. “I had hoped to tell you on your birthday, but it seems the ancestors have other ideas.
Haruki watched as more and more scales appeared, and finally two huge wings sprouted on his grandfather’s back.
“Would you like to go flying with me?” Taiga’s eyes twinkled as he handed Haruki his jacket.
Haruki’s nodded excitedly.
Taiga lifted Haruki onto his back. “Hold tight now, we wouldn’t want you to fall into the ocean.”
Haruki laughed in delight as his grandfather ran and leapt into the night sky with effortless ease.