Juxtaposed Views

This little scene was inspired by a picture prompt from the WriYe DreamWidth.  I had a bit of a tough time figuring out what to write for such an amazing image.

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Charity stared at the dark clouds in the distance with a confused frown.  She’d never, in her life, seen something so strange.

Quinten grabbed her by the arm and tugged at her.  “Would you come on already?” he said, his voice strained.  “That – that thing’s dangerous, Char!”

22-58fd2f4238She let him draw her back towards the cellar of the house, where Felicity had already taken shelter.  “There’s a rainbow,” she said.  “Isn’t that supposed to be the symbol of a promise from God?”

“A promise not to destroy the earth in a great flood, aye,” Quinten said, as he shoved her into the cellar. As he followed her below and secured the door, he added, “That promise says nothing about not ripping over-curious werepups into the air with cyclones!”

“It was rather pretty,” Felicity said, patting Charity on the arm.

Quinten sat down on the box beside Felicity and hurumphed.  “In rather a terrifying way, I suppose,” he said.

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