I love the ambiguity of the monster although it seems less a monster and more a wise being.
Source: Writing Prompt #350
She floated above the freezing lake waiting for the monster to reveal itself. The cold air fluttered around her like pigeons. She sighed, breathing warmth into her cold hands. A little ripple barely noticed was all that she needed to smile. He’s come, she thought to herself.
She turned to her right just as the monster’s head gently surfaced. His blue skin was sleek with water dripping down, his green eyes glittering with the reflection of the mountains around. Sarah, is it time? It said in husky voice.
- yes, my dear. It is finally time
- And are you certain that you’ve made the right decision? Is this the right way forward?
- Yes, I am certain. I have thought of this long and hard. I cannot bear to think what could happen lest I stay.
No answer, the sound of silence was calming. She looked at the…
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