The Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Challenge:
February 18, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story where a character is in the right place at the right time. It may be cause for celebration! Go where the prompt leads!
We All Have A Purpose
Walking home, shoulders slumped, I wondered what my purpose was.
No one really needed me. What use was I?
Might as well just keep walking, until I walked off a cliff. No one would miss me.
A sound caught my ear.
I looked around. No one.
Another little yelp brought me closer to a box.
The flap was open, and inside I found him. The runt of the litter, left, abandoned.
He looked up at me with those eyes, and it was in that moment I realised that I did have someone to live for, after all.
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