Charli’s prompt this week is Angels
December 10, 2014 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that features an angel. Be as imaginative and cross-cultural as you’d like. Reach out to history, folklore or different traditions. Think of Christmas-angels, earth-angels, animal-angels or wherever the prompt leads you. The prompt is a spark; the story comes from you.
I’m no angel nor much of a believer in Angels. I liked these Angels as a boy…
… and I thought Dan Brown’s Angels and Demons one of the most ridiculous books I ever read. I assume Tom Hanks got paid a King’s ransom for that turkey.
It was however a topic that leant itself to a prompt for my on going saga. If you need to catch up you click here.
‘Be an angel.’ Mary held out a tray to her daughter.
When Penny left Rupert said, ‘I wasn’t expecting an invite after what happened.’
Mary swallowed; she wanted to say it was only because of Penny.
‘Peace offering.’ He smiled sheepishly.
As Mary opened the parcel he added, ‘Dad’s diary. They were in a box in mum’s attic. I found them a week ago.’
1965. The year she was adopted. Why had Angela – her Dad’s mistress – had his diaries and not her mother? She flicked it open and read her dad’s spindly script. ‘An angel granted our wish today…’