Desire Denied

[<] [>]  by Joel Byers[+]

12 June 2012

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Drabble Challenge #41 [Alternate]

Prompt: denial

part 49 of the Expanded Blue Mountain Stories series: Blue Mountain

Pol, Caster, and Goodie loaded their wagon as Avarice flew from perch to perch, squawking unwanted advice. Ayitah helped, even though she wanted Pol to stay. “It’s probably a good thing you are leaving,” she said to Pol. “This place is cursed, too many people are dying.”

“You could go with us to Tsuwa’tel’da,” he said, lifting a box over the sideboard.

“You could stay,” Ayitah countered. “Mother said you’d be welcome in the Bird Clan.”

Pol glanced at Castor and his white wolf and Ayitah quietly said, “Just you.”

“I promised Goodie we’d get her to Tsuwa’tel’da,” Pol answered.




TitleDate Posted
The Gorilla at the Door28 August 2009

Other Alternates

TitleDate Posted
Goodie Says No22 May 2012


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