The following is my story for this week’s Friday Fictioneers. It has been a fun writing project each week as we come up with our own 100 word story to the photo prompt, provided by Madison Woods. This week’s photo prompt is ‘Pecos.’
“You idiot! You picked a swell place to go exploring. Out here, in no man’s land.”
“Look! It’s an Indian dwelling of some kind. Let’s check it out. Our GPS doesn’t even show this road, or any residential around here.”
They walked carefully over dried brush, dodging cactus, and snake holes.
A loud whisper echoed across the desert landscape ricocheting off canyon walls.
“You trample on sacred ground, the great spirit of the desert warrior, Chief Pecos!”
“What was that!?”
Shaking, they turned around, slowly.
A huge, old man stood, his weathered hand raising a tomahawk.