100WC – Week #42 – …but then the flash made me…

Hunger clawed my stomach.

Hunt. Kill. 

Those were the only words in my mind.

I bound into an open clearing.  There was a strange looking animal. It had no hair except on its head. Wispy, black hair. It’s gap filled mouth looked like a snarl turned upside down. It lifted a black square that I thought as harmless but then the flash made me jump. A noise came from it but…it didn’t sound angry. It started running toward me.

It pointed at itself then at a flower.

Her name was Flower? That moment that I knew what happiness feels like.

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