Salvage Duty (4)

Avatar Author: Emilou My name is Emi. I welcome any constructive criticism because I know I need it. I love to read and write, among *many* other things. Read Bio

I pick it up, and it nearly blinds me. I close my eyes and wait for it to go out again. When I can see again, I notice tiny cracks forming along the side. I’ve seen a lot of odd things, but cracking rocks ain’t one I’m familiar with. They grow wider as I watch. I close my eyes in anticipation of the next flash—I’ve timed it to about every 30 seconds. When it goes out again, I see a tentacle sliding along my glove. This isn’t a rock—it’s an egg. There are thousands of them spread throughout the world’s oceans. And they are starting to hatch.

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  1. Avatar Eloquent Mess {(LoA)}

    Fantastic fiction! I would love to see the picture this is inspired by.

  2. Avatar Emilou

    Oops! I posted it in a hurry, and neglected to put the link. Here it is:

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