• the_novel_idealist

3 May 2019 - 15 Minute Fiction Friday

Without consideration for her steadily depleting oxygen tank, Claire breathed in heavily, her gasp inaudible. The shoal ahead of her had depleted as she approached, revealing...


Was it really there? Had she actually found it?


For years, she had faced inane sighs and raised eyebrows of the academic world, but she had never given up hope - an academic yes, who's life revolved around facts and evidence, but...


There ahead of her, undeniably, the sunlight gleaming through the sea water upon it, she had found it, hauntingly swaying with the tide, untouched by the world for more than 100 years.