Eloise shook her head to clear it of the song, but she couldn’t clear it of her guilt. Andrew, pain that he sometimes was, had helped in the past with the twins.
“You’re annoying, but I don’t hate you,” Eloise held her arms out and took a twin under each arm. “Look, I did a bad thing. I sent Andrew on a Quest, and I don’t know how to get him back home.”
The twins looked at each other and piped up, “We do! Shadow Man needs the right words to undo the spirit extraction. But we gotta hurry!”
© Liz Husebye Hartmann (2022)
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Carrot Ranch Prompt (05/22/2022): In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about extraction. What is being extracted and from where? Is it an idea? How does genre change the perspective (sci-fi versus romance)? Go where the prompt leads!