Inktober 2019 Drabble #4: “In One Ear”

“And this is?” said Aisha, pointing to a handdrawn map on the coffee table.

Nex leaned over it. “Uh…Black Island?”

“No! That’s Black Island!”

“Oh, yeah. So…it’s the one with the portal, right?”

Aisha growled. “Nex, are you paying attention?”

“Yes! It’s just a lot to remember all at once!”

“I know, but you have to! I’ve only got a month to teach you all this!”

Nex slumped into the sofa, letting his head hang over the trim. As sunlight from the window painted his face, he broke into a grin.

“Maybe a change of scenery would help.”

Author’s Notes

You’d think counting the number of words in a document would be easy and consistent, but it’s not. I used several online counters. Most of them said this story has 100 words. I counted them myself. 100 words.

But for some reason, yWriter says 101. And one of the online counters said 93! ?

Oh, well. Majority rules in this case.

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NerdyPrincesses2 Mollz
October 4, 2019 4:26 pm

Aw, I really like this idea! Nex definitely doesn’t strike me as a book-smart person. Hopefully he didn’t have to write any essays at Paladin school.