100 Words – Woods

woods

The echoes in the woods magnified our sense of danger. Creatures scurried on either side of the road, but they were small and harmless. It was the occasional ground-shaking thud that was worrying. It seemed to come from every direction and had no pattern.

Then there was a mighty bang and the world tipped on its side. I woke up some time later with a terrible headache. Gravity seemed to have righted itself. The stars were all gone. I couldn’t see the road ahead of me. I sat there waiting for the dawn the dawn to come. It never did.

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Author: Tom
Writer, cyclist, RVer, etc.