Seashell Promise

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Continuation of < Trapped in a Bottle


Now that the storm was gone, Flutter returned to the beach. She sat on a black rock, and listened to the ocean waves.

SWOOSHhh…

SWOOSHhh…

A cool ocean breeze ruffled her black hair to the rhythm of the waves. Her green bottle, which had held her captive for 500 years, rested beside her.  Flutter’s green eyes sparkled in the light of the sunset after the storm.

Promises.

She’d made a them while resting on the bed inside her bottle. Now that she was free, she could fulfill them. She did not have to try coming up with anymore spells to escape either. Snapping her fingers made things so much easier.

Flutter chewed her lip. It might be a good idea to do some spell practicing though, just in case she got caught in another bottle. But for now, she was going to work on those promises she made herself. She could walk on the beach, or…

Flutter snapped her fingers, and a sand cloud appeared. It dribbled white sand on her pink shoes. She shook her head as she snapped the sand cloud away.

Too messy…

She snapped her fingers again, and a blue rug with gold tassels appeared. One of the tassels knocked hard against her head.

Ouch…

Flutter rubbed her head as she vanished the rug with another sap of fingers. “Hmm…, I think I need a cup of green tea.”

She snapped her fingers once more, and a blue china cup filled with green tea appeared in her hand. Flutter watched a sand piper peck the sand as she savored her tea to the last drop. With a snap the empty cup vanished before she stood up and stretched.

It feels so good to have the sensation of wind against her skin when she stretches.

Flutter giggled as she snapped her fingers yet again. A plush pink pillow appeared that she wasted no time hopping onto and sitting down. The pillow left trails in the sand as she rode the pillow across the beach looking for a seashell. It did not take her long to find the perfect shell.

A seashell she promised herself that she would keep to remember the day she got free.

Blue Tint Sunset

 

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