#FridayFictioneers – They Will Pay

PHOTO PROMPT ©Jill Wisoff

Lon tripped, flew through the air, and skid to a halt, asphalt tore into palms, elbows, and knees.

Pushing himself painfully to his feet, he raised his eyes to the massive structure dominating the night sky.  The Tower.  Too late he realized as the Tower began to glow.

Once charged, his world would be gone.  Blasted to dust.  So many lives lost.  Just like that, and there was nothing to do.  Too late to save his world.  Not too late to make them pay.

Blood streaked his arms, tears his cheeks as he ran to the Tower.

They will pay.

WC: 100


Seeing this picture sent my mind to the Death Star for some reason.  I’m not sure why, but I suppose the lights of different colors atop the building made me think of a weapon charging to its full destructive power.

Anyway, hope you like it.  Thanks for reading!

#FridayFictioneers is a weekly blog link up hosted by Rochelle over at RochelleWisoff.com. You should check out her sight and perhaps try your hand at writing a 100 word story.

Good luck!

25 thoughts on “#FridayFictioneers – They Will Pay

    1. True. But, under such stressful circumstances, we often act without much thought.

      On the the other hand, perhaps there is something that he knows that we do not.

      It’s hard to say.

      Thanks for stopping by!

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