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Three Line Tales 3 – Paradise (Paradise, #1)

Week 178
photo by Kong Jun via Unsplash

First Part | Second Part

“Warren, what’s a paradise?” one boy asks his brother, eyes and hands otherwise fixed on fortifying the grainy walls of their sandcastle.

This…” Warren taps a handful of sand on a crumbling tower. “You, me and our sandy monarchy. With nothing but the sea around us, the wind within us, and the sun rising before us… This, Georgie, is our paradise…”

Georgie smiles, tearful and bittersweet. For sunrise always reminds him of the morning that’s about to come. One where the dream ends and his twin brother is dead again.

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*Inspired by the photo prompt above for Week 178 of the Three Line Tales Challenge @ Only 100 Words.

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