It's time for another installment in my Five Sentence Fiction adventure! The prompt Lillie offered up this week is FORGOTTEN.
If you aren't up-to-date on the quest of Ylana and Nara, go HERE to read it in its entirety.
Chapter 15: Forgotten Flowers
All indicators suggested that this planet, Renlatt 4, was also the world upon which the mysterious woman from the visions was murdered: the constellations were a spot on match, the vegetation of the planet resembled what Ylana saw day in and day out, and the triple moon system orbiting the planet was a dead-ringer for a rather intense dream from the night before. Yet, when Ylana and Nara landed the small ship on a backwater continent, neither of them had a clue where to start.
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Ylana stood on a deck at the spaceport restaurant, looking out over the treetops as she absent-mindedly twirled the necklace containing the purple stone around her fingers, while Nara sipped a bright yellow alcoholic beverage beside her.
Then, without warning, the image exploded in Ylana’s mind with such power that she actually fell backwards onto the deck.
A bouquet of red flowers lay discarded and forgotten on a beach, the ocean waters buffeting them as the tide moved in and out, and from the hazy black periphery of the vision, a severed male head washed up and rolled on top of the withered petals.
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