Another Splash

(200 words) Hating the feeling of apprehension, Pythis went upstairs for the luggage. Two large packs were thrown down the stairwell, tumbling like dice. One spilled outside, just as his father led an animal past. It resembled an anteater but with four long ostrich-like legs. The old man’s breath rasped through his gills. “When I … Continue reading Another Splash