After the Adventure

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After the Adventure (99 Words)

She found him sleeping. The sun through the leaves warmed his skin in green and gold light, his long lashes casting shadows across his cheek.

Ami sat beside him. When she had gone looking for him she hadn’t expected to find him here like this, but it seemed somehow right that in the aftermath of their adventure he and she should find a moment like this, a moment of apart from the others—a moment of rest.

Ami didn’t wake him. Instead she settled beside him, her cheek on her arm, and watched the sunlight glisten on his face.

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Written in response to Carrot Ranch’s Flash Fiction ChallengeCheck it out!

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