Flash Fiction Friday
“Thunderstruck” by 2CELLOS
Facing each other with fire alive in their eyes, two figures stand. Between them a scorching wind blows. It kicks blazing hot sand into their sweat-soaked faces, yet neither moves. Neither dares break their gaze.
Like an explosion both burst into motion. Sideways glances inform one of the other’s progress, ever nearing the mountain.
Finding footholds and cracks, they propel themselves up the cliff side, the desert dropping out below them. Higher and higher they climb. Again and again they trade places for the lead, their hearts pounding a rhythm of race horses.
Simultaneously reaching the apex, it begins.