Today’s prompt: She clung to the piece of driftwood, praying for daylight.
It had happened so fast, the rush of water bringing horror and death.
Alexis was with a group of college students building a school on the Pacific island of Vanuatu. It had been a fun adventure, working beside the villagers, playing with the children. And then without warning the tsunami struck.
Alexis had heard the roar, ran to the window and watched the monster wave approach in the moonlight. What happened next had mercifully been wiped from her memory. Stripped of her clothes, coated with mud and filth, she clung to the piece of driftwood, praying for daylight.
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