Sticks and stones may build a throne, but you’ll be up there all alone. And on the day your tower falls, there will be none to guard your walls. So lay your banner, your sword, and shield, down as one upon the field. Because when this dragon wakes, it will be your life he takes.
FlashFictionMonth day 27
Your story must have exactly 55 words. No more, no less.
Your story must be a work of speculative fiction. According to the Speculative Literature Foundation
Your story cannot contain dialogue. Let your characters’ actions speak for themselves.