Seeing the Future

© 2015, Barbara W. Beacham
Photo Prompt © 2015, Barbara W. Beacham

I see absolutely everything. The eye pulls me in, deeper and deeper. I see past actions and how they influenced the present ones. I see that the decisions made today determine the course of events for tomorrow. I see sorrow, pain, mutilation. I see the screams of both the damned and the innocent. It cannot be. It must not be!

Breathing heavily, I pull myself away from the hypnotic eye. Sweat trickles from my hairline into my eye. The saltiness of it stings, as does the task that lies ahead of me. I did not ask for this: to be the one who will “save the “day”. But do it I must or our world may not survive. I take a deep breath. The first thing I need to do is to find allies who are strong and true.

Who will the allies be?mondays-finish-the-story

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2015

This story was inspired by Mondays Finish the Story. Each week bloggers are encouraged to write a story of 100-150 words based on a photo prompt and sentence starter)

34 thoughts on “Seeing the Future

  1. “The eye pulls me in, deeper and deeper. I see past actions and how they influenced the present ones. I see that the decisions made today determine the course of events for tomorrow.” Chills, Colline…this gave me chills! Loved it!

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  2. Great story…seeing everything is the first step and hopefully others will take notice as well and join in to help. (incidently, this is the action we need today….changes are really needed!)

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