This week’s photo prompt is provided by Pamela S. Canepa.
Guide for Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers
1. A prompt photo will be provided each Tuesday to be used as a base to your story. Please include photo prompt with your story.
2. Linking for this challenge begins on Tuesday and runs to the following Monday evening.
3. Please credit photo to photographer.
4. The story word limit is 100 – 150 words (+ – 25 words). Please try to stay within this limit.
“It’s just rocks and slope.”
“And trees. Roots. Snakes…”
“How would you rather proceed?”
“Home for a cold beer and the Red Socks.”
“We’re not going home. I hate beer. And the Red Socks should be the Red Sucks.”
“You may not be going home. You may hate beer. And the Red Socks, but I don’t. See you on the flip side.” He turned and walked away, disappearing quickly into the trees.
His partner made his way over the rocks and down the slope, sliding the final fifty yards on his butt. He didn’t hate beer. Or the Red Socks. He’d said those things to make Carson leave.
A sliver of sky hung low above him. Silence all around; not even a breeze to rustle the leaves. Parting the brush, he peered down the ravine, eyes settling on the opening at the end. The Lost Shepard Mine!
Now, pulling his flashlight, all his.