Thursday photo prompt – Flight – #writephoto by Joelle Le Gendre

In part one, Tunnel, our heroine escaped death at Arlene’s hands.  Ten years later…

“If birds descended from dinosaurs, did people descend from angels?”  My nine-year old daughter asked.

How was she to know I was fighting for both our lives?

“Where did that come from?”  I wondered.

“My tutor says there are no such things as angels, just kind people.”

“I’ll remind her that she’s there to teach you paleontology, not expound about her views on religion,” I said, trying to ignore the semi-automatic presently pointed at my head.

“Miss Arlene says she’s your best friend.  Are you practicing a scene in your next movie?”

“Yes, sweetie pie.  It’s past your bedtime.”

“Aw, mommy?” she complained.

She stopped at the door, her eyes on my calm face.  I smiled at her and she trudged up the stairs to her room.  I turned back toward Arlene, watching the snow fall past the picture window on a mansion so far away from the 10 foot brick wall protecting my home that no one could see it from the house.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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4 Responses to Thursday photo prompt – Flight – #writephoto by Joelle Le Gendre

  1. floridaborne says:

    For your dedication to hosting #writephoto and publishing the entries, you have my great appreciation.

    It takes commitment, time, and effort to do it once a week — and do it so well!


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