100 word challenge for grown ups #155
…as time passes…
“It will be less likely to find her as time passes.”
“Your majesty, we can still find her.”
The king slammed his fists against the table sending food and crystal flying. The queen still in grief-stricken stupor was quickly tended to.
Then his breathing hitched and he hung his head. “Maybe if you send more men.” The king was broken.
The warden shuffled. “The men have been exhausted looking for her. I will lose them to frost-”
The king’s shoulders begun to shake.
Silence settled and hung like a heavy cloak around them.
His new born daughter, his light was gone.
I went a little over with 102 words and I made myself a little sad with this.