• the_novel_idealist

10 April - 15 Minute Fiction Friday

"What is it?” said Rex, taking the egg apprehensively.

The old man stared a moment as it trembled, eyeing the egg with despair, before turning to the window.

“It’s the answer,” he said, rushing back towards Rex and pushing him towards the back door to the hut. “The answer to the prophecy; this creature will help us end this war.”

“Take it to her… go… go!” he said, pushing Rex from the hut with suprising force towards the horse, readily prepared.

Several rough knocks came at the door.

“Protect him,” he said, turning back with a sigh. “With your life.”