Where I Was (Daily Prompt)

“What’s the best (or rather, worst) backhanded compliment you’ve ever received? If you can’t think of any — when’s the last time someone paid you a compliment you didn’t actually deserve? (Thanks, LisaListed, for suggesting this prompt!)” – Daily Prompt

The land below was covered with green trees and streams. I swallowed hard. The harness was geared on my body, but the undying fear reigned inside me. I would have to face this fear sooner or later and there was no any other day better than today.

The sunset was beautiful with the lonely clear skies; birds were gliding in front of it. Its rays touched the right side of my face; heat rushed inside my system, but it did not soothe my senses.

“I know you are so brave.” Melody’s voice sang behind me. I could feel her breath on my ears. “You can do this, Feign. You can all do this because you are so great at every single thing.” A smile touched her voice. “Go now. We are all here for you when you come back.” Her gentle laugh did not calm my nervousness.

Just when I was about to jump, I could already feel the rush of air as I freefall thirty-feet below and the electricity of Melody’s hand and how she lightly pushed me to where I was.


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