kikitkat (Canada) published:

Youthful Fancy

PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2020

    ​She did not look like a woman who had brought a nation to its knees. 
    Dark skin hung under her eyes, her wrists rubbed red and raw from the restraints circling them, fingernails bitten to the quick, mouth smeared with blood. 
    A few months ago she had walked through this same crowd, her spine straight and proud. 
    Now she stood in front of a crowd calling for her blood, and her lips trembled and her legs shook, but she did...

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