Friday Fictioneers – Leap
Every Friday, Rochelle unleashes a prompt pic on the WPverse and dozens of bloggers suck on the end of their pencils whilst composing 100 words of fiction. This week, we have a pic taken by Adam Ickes:
and these are the 100 words my brain spatteth forth:
He breathed deeply, steadied himself and remembered the night before. His hearing was still muffled from two hours of screaming petrol engines, from bikes and trucks performing astonishing, spectacular, impossible acrobatics.
As he had left the arena, his future became clear. He would practise until he reached the levels of skill and bravery needed to join Nitro Circus.
One day he would leap over buses on his motorbike, but his journey would start now, on the wooden bridge behind the family home. He tightened his helmet strap, adjusted his gloves, and pedalled as hard as his eight-year-old legs would allow.