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?
In what way do you not fit in with the family you grew up with? “That girl isn’t right.” “She has far too much spirit.” “Poor Jin. Such a troublesome daughter he has.” “Mika must be so ashamed. She puts on such a brave face.” “That hair is offensive.” “She can never hide with that … Continue reading Prompt 196-Misfit
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
Describe in detail one item that you would love to inherit from a relative, or that you have inherited. Kita sprinted down a narrow alley between two shops in the Royal Merchant’s Quarter, her soft boots nearly soundless against the cobblestone. Her pursuers, by contrast, crashed loudly in the night, the metal plates on their … Continue reading Prompt 182-Inheritance
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
If this week had a theme to it, what would yours be? Pirates. If Kita thought back to the point her simple life went off the rails, it was when she joined ranks with pirates. She scowled. Had it really only been a few weeks? It was a good thing she was already an exile … Continue reading Prompt 108-Theme of the Week