The Disc, The Witch and The Desk


PHOTO PROMPT © Sarah Potter

A wet summer’s day, Phoebe was bored.  In the conservatory, a shiny disc on the floor attracted her.  She wriggled into the gap between the two sets of drawers to retrieve it.  A startled spider retreated rapidly.  Her fingertips scrabbled at the disc.  As she started to pull it towards her, a cold, warty hand clamped hers.  She tried to scream, but no sound came out.  Phoebe struggled to break free.  A dragging sensation pulled her towards complete blackness.

“At last, a child.  Now with the amulet and the girl, I can complete the spell.”  Phoebe gulped, fighting back tears.

Word Count: 100

Written for Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle. Read the other entries here.



48 thoughts on “The Disc, The Witch and The Desk

  1. Rowena says:

    I enjoyed this. It was beautifully written and I got quite a shock when the hand grabbed her. Yikes. Well done.
    I really liked this prompt. It had quite a lot of possibilities brewing.
    xx Rowena

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