Photo Copyright: Rochelle Wisoff-Fields
Here we all are for another week. Today we’re sitting along the virtual banks of the Mohawk River in New York state. It’s warm for March. Our hostess for this gathering is the talented and gracious writer and artist, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. We’re the Friday Fictioneers group. Our challenge this week and every week is to write an original story with no more than 100 words. It’s supposed to have a beginning, middle, end, and follow the picture prompt for the week. This week’s prompt was supplied by Rochelle herself. Thanks, Rochelle.
To read the other stories by the group, just click on the link given below, then on the little blue frog in the blue box.
The link for this week’s stories is as follows:
Genre: Historical Fiction
Word Count: 100 Words
THE HUNTER by P.S. Joshi
The slender man wore moccasins so tread softly. White, but an orphan raised by members of the Iroquois Confederacy, he was now a tribal member. They had found him in a cabin where his settler parents died of a raging fever.
His Iroquois wife sewed his deerskin clothes. In them, he could stalk game through the woods and not easily be seen. Here along the Mohawk River, it was plentiful. He saw a deer ahead, took aim, and his arrow struck true.
“Great Spirit,” he prayed, “accept the soul of this deer who will feed my family in cold weather.”