We’ll be home soon

Mondays Finish the Story

Monday’s finish the story

Finish the story begins with: “They followed the buffaloes and their babies along the trail heading into the woods.”

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We’ll be home soon

© 2015, Barbara W. Beacham

They followed the buffaloes and their babies along the trail heading into the woods.

If they didn’t react soon, they would disappear and they would never be able to catch up again. It had already been too long since they had left camp in search for meat and fur. The women and children were counting on them. The elders would surely expel them. They would be forced to spend the remainder of their days on the outskirts as failures. The village had to survive. Their people had made it through the previous year’s extreme blizzards and numbing cold. He would not let them succumb now because they couldn’t kill one buffalo.

He picked up his spear and woke the men. It was time to go home.

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The hunt

Five Sentence Fiction – Hunt

Lillie McFerrin Writes

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The Hunt

Five days they had tracked the great bear.

On the sixth day, as dawn broke over the forest, the hunters descended upon the sleeping creature.

Omari held up his spear and steadied his breathing before thrusting it forward.

The great bear went down, roaring, as more spears were thrown, overwhelming the creature.

Behind the fur hulk, Omari found two little eyes of a cub staring up at him.