“They aren’t very smart, why are we watching them?”
“We’ve been over this many times.”
“And they are so oddly shaped too.”
“Why do you care?”
As the curtains dropped, the couple walked away from the window.
“I don’t know … Also, why do we have to look like this? It’s embarrassing.”
“You know what the commander said, disguised as a quail no one will notice us. And, the top bit covers our antennae. With the data we’ve collected these many years and sent back to the ship, the earth will soon be ours. Then, we can shed these feathers.”
“Friday Fictioneers” is a weekly challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff Fields. The challenge is to write a story using only 100 words in response to a photo prompt. This week’s photo was taken by Jean L. Hays. It has been a lot of fun to join in with this fantastic and encouraging group of writers! For more stories, visit HERE.