Walking along the road of life, Rebecca fell through the cracks. In the gloomy world below, she felt compelled to follow the darkened passageways that spiraled downward.
“I can do this,” she whispered numbly.
“No, you can’t,” the voices hissed.
She stumbled yet kept moving.
At long last, she declared, “I can do this!”
A tunnel leading upward lay before her. A light flickered at the end. Rebecca ascended. Reaching out her hands toward the light, she rose through the cracks. The sun kissed her face, and she sighed. Her time in the below was over. At least for now.
This story is my contribution to “Friday Fictioneers,” a weekly challenge hosted by the lovely Rochelle Wisoff Fields. With the help of a photo prompt to inspire, we’re to write a 100-word story. The photo this week was provided by CE Ayr.
If you would like to join in with this encouraging group of writers or read their stories from this week, visit here.