Describe the day you met your best friend, from your friend’s point of view. A pirate ship was anchored off shore and two small boats rowed purposefully toward the island. Kita’s heart pounded in her ears as she watched the water from her perch high in the trees at the edge of the forest. She … Continue reading Prompt 234-Best Friend
Are you more like your mother or your father? Or are you more like someone else? “We were lucky to have washed ashore in this atoll,” Leo said, standing with one hand on his hip and the other shielding his eyes as he scanned the lagoon and the horizon for signs of The Eternity. “That … Continue reading Prompt 201-Who Are You Like?
Recall a memorable haircut or hairstyle you have had, given, or witnessed. Leo scanned the coast warily with his spyglass as the rowboat made its approach to the island. He didn’t like not knowing where he was. Given their recent troubles, he liked less approaching an unknown shore where any manner of enemy might be … Continue reading Prompt 195-Memorable Hairstyle
Write about your first home: your childhood home or your first apartment or house of your own. "Explain something to me," Leo said. Kita dropped her gaze from the stars, narrowing her eyes querulously. He went on without waiting for a response. "How does a mainland ninja end up all the way out on a … Continue reading Prompt 135-First Home
What is something you have learned lately? In her first days of consciousness aboard The Eternity, Kita spent a great deal of time up in the crow’s nest spurning The Captain’s feeble attempts at a truce. Cyril scolded her for climbing with her arm still healing. Even Lucas tried to reprimand her for interfering with … Continue reading Prompt 113-Newfound Knowledge
Write about a time you said no. “Zealots have ingratiated themselves among the king’s council and inner circle,” Kita explained. She leaned over Leo’s table and stared fiercely at the local map they had been given. “What do they want?” Leo scowled at the map. He was far better at navigating at sea than planning … Continue reading Prompt 85-No
What takes too long? “Are you sure about this, Captain?” Lucas warily scanned the crowded tavern full of Vikings. He had been on edge ever since they made port on the strange island kingdom. Leo pushed his way to an empty table at the back. “Aye. This is the seediest watering hole on the wharf.” … Continue reading Prompt 67-Time Management