He wondered how many of them had faces turned to the morning sun as he approached, only to scan the skies for an Eagle’s roar.
He wondered how many of his opponents panicked when they saw the hellhound on his nose screaming into their homes.
He wondered how many his comrades took to the sky with him for no other reason than to be under his care, placing all faith in his title and record above even their own abilities.
He wondered how many of them saw the steel rain come down from his wings to forever burn their gazes heavenward.
Cipher wondered aloud, for the sake of saving the lives of his own home and fellow warriors, if being the Demon Lord had finally cost him his conscience.
Entry #1 in this week’s Five Sentence Fiction contest from Lillie McFerrin. This week’s theme was ‘Faces’ and this is half of the first thing I thought of. Sometimes I wonder if I overstep myself, submitting 2+ 100-Word-Challenges, 2 of these this week, and who knows about Free Write Friday. But this is what came to me, so I want to share it with you.
I hope you all enjoy!