100 Word Challenge – Week 95: Fashion Sense

Its haunting scream resonated off the cavern walls, shaking the very rocks around them. Corrupted, dead eyes fixed upon its prey, the monster tore itself free of the bolts and chains that once connected to its tattered wings and corroded spine. The sheer weight of the beast crashing down onto the chasm floor echoed through the earth, collapsed the tunnel behind her and rattled her bones, even while enclosed in armor.

But one thing that stayed solid was her nerve, “You think after coming halfway across the galaxy, I’m gonna get killed by something with pink nails?” she cried in reply, unsheathing her blade.

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My entry for this week’s 100 Word Challenge from Julia’s Place. Because even warriors and valkyries know what looks good.

I hope you all enjoy.

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2 thoughts on “100 Word Challenge – Week 95: Fashion Sense

  1. Sally says:

    Clever take on the prompt –

  2. Mayumi-H says:

    Hee hee! Great use of the prompt (you’re so much better at keeping up with them, than I am). While it’s got a note of humor in there, I also really enjoy the starkness of those fighting spirits. And that ending…! This would make a great intro to a fuller battle.

    Well done!

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