February 22: Flash Fiction Challenge – The Unicorn


February 22, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a unicorn. It can be realistic or fantastical. Go where the prompt leads.

The day the white unicorn appeared in my back paddock I thought I was seeing things.

It paused at the back fence and I took in its majesty.

Venturing to the fence we eyed each other off.

It dipped its head, his impressive horn pointing at me, and I reached out and touched it. It felt softer than I imagined, the spirals silky soft but there was a hidden strength within it.

It pawed the ground and moved closer and I felt the aura of its magic wash over me. Infused by this I had never felt so exhilarated.


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10 Responses to February 22: Flash Fiction Challenge – The Unicorn

  1. Lyn says:

    Gotta love unicorns.

  2. True magic of majestic creature. Michael.

  3. Charli Mills says:

    Michael, I like that you included the touch of a unicorn’s horn both tactilely and magically. Concrete details like that make your story feel real.

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