Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

A quote: “The secret to happiness is freedom… And the secret to freedom is courage.” ~~ Thucydides

I’ll start with a story …


On my honor …

She waited outside the barn as the band of riders approached, dust not obscuring the tattered uniforms or hard eyes.

“Old woman, you will fetch us supplies. Now. Quickly.”

She stared into his eyes and did not move.

A volley of shots from within the barn quickly dispatched the invader’s patrol. Young men emerged from cover, one came to her.

“M’am, good thing your husband reached us in time.”

The cities were gone, but …

She lifted her chin, “Grateful you Scouts have remembered your oath.”

… do my duty to God and my country …


Now, it’s your turn.
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