Friday Fictioneers 11th July – Judgement

I’ve been ill for a wee while – sorry for being away! Has delivered, as usual, as great photo prompt!

PHOTO PROMPT - Copyright - Kelly Sands

The heat hit first, percussive: intense.

Then: the rain. Gray, greasy rain, thick and congealing, it cascaded from the skies and carpeted the floor, insinuating itself into every nook and cranny in the same way it eroded hope from people’s hearts. Rain like that wasn’t natural. How could it be? Why was it here?

It was no more than a rupture in the sky, a split, such as would be found on the skin of fruit or a child’s knee, but the tear brought more than tears for those who knew what it portended, and shudders for those who didn’t…

15 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers 11th July – Judgement

    • So am I! It started so innocently in my head, and then cascaded further – guess it must be the time off I’ve had collecting my subconscious thoughts into a strange bundle!!

  1. Kingsley, Welcome back and I hope you’re completely well soon. Good story. This was very mysterious. It sounds like an accumulation of pollution or some alien tactic. It would be a great beginning for a longer story. Well written. 🙂 —Susan

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