Twittering Tales: Ghosted

About the challenge: Each Tuesday, Kat Myrman will provide a photo prompt. The mission, if any writers should choose to accept, is to tell a story in 280 characters or less.

Here is my entry:

Photo by Pexel at

Nothing remained.

A smoldering pit told the tale of a village’s demise in cursive smoke trails rising toward the heavens.

The first wave of arrows muted the frontline’s alarms. Then, everyone was blind to the tsunami of slaughter.

In a heartbeat, an entire community flatlined.

Character count: 274

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