In The Cavern Of Transmogrification: #FridayFictioneers

PHOTO PROMPT © Russell Gayer

In the Cavern of Transmogrification

The screaming battered my ears into a never-ending, throbbing pain. I tried…I tried, but I couldn’t shut them out. Nor I. Weeping red droplets, streaming down onto what was left of our tattered clothing, onto the cavern floor, mixing with the dirt and rocks, creating small pools that, out of the dismal light, appeared black. Driven to our knees, I knew that we were at fault, disturbing this forsaken place; a place that should never have been walked, been wakened. Never.

From nowhere, iridescent globes consumed the darkness. Many-hued we became as well.

Yog-Sothoth, Yog-Sothoth, you have come.

Take me.

Author’s Note:

1)Hopefully this homage to HP Lovecraft works.

It’s #Friday Fictioneers prompt time, as always created and hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields on her blog, Addicted To Purple.

The rules are simple if you’d like to do this:

    1. Use the photo on Addicted to Purple as your prompt (goes up on Wednesday).
    2. Write a 100 word story, complete with beginning, middle, and end.
    3. Make every word count.
    4. It is proper etiquette to give the contributor of the photo credit.
  1. Add the InLinkz button (below) so your readers can find the dozens of other bloggers who have taken up this challenge.


29 responses »

    • Thank you, Piyali. Funny thing is, I don’t read that much horror in comparison to SciFi/Fantasy and Thrillers. Yes, there are horrific moments in the books but that is not the classification given to them. I’ve been thinking about scraping my WIP for a bit and returning to my The Abysmal Dollhouse, novelizing it. We’ll see.

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    • Thank you for the compliments. You should try a drabble (100 words). It’s all in the editing the words down and getting rid of pretty much anything superfluous.


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