BlogFlash 2012 Day Nineteen: Fireworks

Eliza and Rowland sat across from each other on the patio of her favorite coffee shop.

“You probably want to know what I am, to start off.”

Eliza nodded.

“I’m… a faery. I know it sounds crazy. I’m in my human form now, but in my other form, I have wings and shimmering skin. Don’t worry, I’m not two inches tall or anything.”

Eliza cracked a smile as Rowland continued.

“We’re allowed to pass over into your world for periods of time. You were something of a surprise; no faery has ever fallen in love with a human before.”

Eliza spoke for the first time since Rowland started his speech. “Can I see you, you know, as a faery?”

“Not the wings, not here anyway. But…”

Rowland stretched out his arm toward Eliza. As she watched, his tan skin slowly started to shimmer, sparkling in every color imaginable. As the flecks of shimmer caught the sunlight, it was as if his skin was exploding in a beautiful and dazzling fireworks display.


BlogFlash 2012 is a 30 Day challenge to write a 50-100 word post each day based on that day’s prompt. All my posts will be linked as a continuous story, a prequel to a series I’ve been writing.

Be sure to check out Terri Long’s BlogFlash 2012!

Need to catch up on the story? All my BlogFlash entries are here, or you can read the original story, The Transformation.

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