Better late than never with my WonHundredWord Wednesday post. Hope you’ll enjoy it!
The prompt: The stranger before him looked exactly like the girl he’d dreamt about
The sheep spread out in the meadow, cropping the grass. Seated under a nearby tree, Jedediah drank from his water gourd. He closed his eyes but didn’t sleep. He knew better. Wolves lurked on the mountain. Instead, he passed the time daydreaming. He imagined himself a knight, not a shepherd boy, rescuing a fair maiden—a blue-eyed girl with long blonde braids, holding a golden wand.
“Hello?” a voice asked. The stranger before him looked exactly like the girl he’d dreamt about, but she held a lamb not a wand.
“Where did you find it?” he asked.
“In a dream.”
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