Watchers – #writephoto (Towards the Light) by Trent P. McDonald


Note – this is part five of the story, Towards the Light.  Click here for previous.  Go to the Table of Contents. Or start at the beginning: (click here for part 1 – The Tunnel)

The windmill creaked and groaned in the evening breeze.  We had walked right up to it without any problems.  What had the wizard meant when he said it was one of the Beasts?

As if hearing my thought, Whindel stopped, smiled at me and waved a hand.

In place of the windmill was a crouching giant.  The giant became aware that it had been exposed and stood up, its face turning bright red.  He turned to leave.

“Ho there, my friend,” Whindel said.  “Hold on for a second.  Do they know we are here?”

The giant nodded.

“Do they know why we came?”

The giant looked confused?  “You came for a reason?” he asked in a voice like an earthquake.

“Never you mind,” the wizard said.  “You are doing such a fantastic job watching out for the Watchers.  Why don’t you return to your spot?  Oh, I get it.  I’ll remove my spell so you can hide again.  Don’t worry, nobody saw but us, your secret is safe.”

The giant looked a bit uncomfortable, but then crouched down were it was before.  Whindel waved a hand and in the giant’s place was the windmill, slowly creaking in the breeze.  But this time, I felt I could make out a voice in the groaning timbers, “They are expecting you.  Good bye.”

We walked on.  I came to the realization that the tiny wizard was now my height.  In fact, he had been since we had left the ship.  Or was it a conference room?  For some reason, I had to talk.

Continue reading: Watchers – #writephoto (Towards the Light)

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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5 Responses to Watchers – #writephoto (Towards the Light) by Trent P. McDonald

  1. trentpmcd says:

    Thanks Sue! And I just realized that I didn’t update it – this is actually part six. Oh well… five or six, it’s been a lot of fun writing them all.


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