Unending Permanence

night glade

The wind whipped across the road, pelting Simon with dirt and debris. He wasn’t even close, with miles left in his journey, yet he trudged on. He wasn’t sure what was going to be waiting for him at the end of this road, but something – some force –  was urging him forward.

Even though he lived several towns away, he had heard of Galiena. Stories of her prophecies, rumors of her healing and magical powers, myths that she knew what the future held.

Simon knew about the ancient map and the promises it held. He also knew surviving depended on it.

The challenge of 100 words is to write a post, using only 100 words. Velvet Verbosity is back and this week she challenged us with ‘Surviving‘.

You can read the back story HERE.


  1. An uncertain journey…of hope. I like the trek.

  2. More please…

  3. The opening sentence really takes the reader into the piece — I love the imagery.

  4. I can see a beginning to a great tale here.

  5. Yes, more. I want to know more about what these powers can do…

  6. Can’t wait to meet Galiena!

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