Drabble: Celebration for Two

Written in response to the prompt ‘pretend‘.

Genre: family, angst, heatwarming


~Celebration for Two~

She spread the embroidered cloth she made from the scraps she collected over the months. He poured the juice he made from the berries he foraged from the forest.

It wasn’t the wine (the blood they shared in their veins) and lace (the threads of fate that bound their lives together) they usually celebrated the special day with, but it was good enough for them to pretend they were still a part of the community they were exiled from.

They raised their drinks.

“Happy birthday, sister.”

“Happy birthday, brother.”



Read more about the siblings in Together in Exile.


Posted on September 26, 2016, in Short Stories and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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