Flash Fiction: #FridayFictioneers 4-6-2012
My entry to Madison Woods’ 100 word #FridayFictioneers contest. Follow her on twitter at @madison_woods.
Tears of relief streamed down Jason’s cheeks. Dawn’s light and a deep-water creek were gifts from God. He had never felt so grateful for his life as right now. Tomorrow: meaningless. Now: precious.
He collapsed on the bank to catch his breath. In ten minutes, they would be testing his breaking point again. Somewhere, miles and hours ago, his brother Steven had passed his own breaking point and fallen.
Cross the creek and head upstream. A strong current would wash them miles downstream. He’d have time to rest and grieve for Steven’s passing into the realm of the undead.