#100WW — The Price of Heresy

img_1037Frank stood in front of the hole in the thick, wooden wall. This opening was his only glimpse at what lay outside of the walls. He saw green grass, unlike the gravel found on the ground within the compound. He could only imagine what it would be like to dip his toes in the blue water beyond.

He’d lived his entire life behind the four large barriers that cut off access to the outside world. His imprisoned heretic mother had given birth to him inside the compound. Although she was long gone, Frank was made to suffer for her sins.

(100 words)

Written for this week’s 100 Word Wednesday prompt from Bikurgirl. Image credit: Bikurgurl.

6 thoughts on “#100WW — The Price of Heresy

  1. LucciaGray April 4, 2018 / 11:49 am

    Sad story. I hope it’s set in the distant past! What a cruel society…

    Liked by 1 person

    • Fandango April 4, 2018 / 1:23 pm

      Either the distant past or, perhaps, the not too distant future.


  2. Michael April 4, 2018 / 1:50 pm

    The sins of the mother! Good response good sir, enjoyed the idea you conveyed.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Sight11 April 4, 2018 / 6:55 pm

    The light filled ambience doesn’t convey the idea of something so horrific. That’s a torturous life for someone to bear.

    Liked by 1 person

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