Submitted for Sunday Photo Fiction

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The Assignment: The idea of Photo Fiction is to write a story of around 100-200 words (which is also called Flash Fiction) based on a photo as a prompt. In this particular photo fiction, the story must be based on the photo below.  I am writing another serial story. part 1 part 2 part 3 part 4

Source: Alastair Forbes

Source: Al Forbes

Along the path, the men found wooden arrows but no more large-scale medieval weapons.  As the path widened, they saw a break in the trees.

“We’re going to approach hidden by the foliage,” commanded the Captain.

Loud cheering and clashing metal could be heard as the crew hid behind the last of the foliage.  There was an open field, a thousand yards wide.  Nearby, an old brick bridge spanned a brook of rapidly rushing water. Directly ahead stood an army with thousands of infantry and cavalry.  The men were dressed in Scottish plaids and had war paint on their faces.

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Captain Wonder climbed a tree and used the binoculars to look beyond.  “Michaels, climb up and take a look.”

Across the field, Michaels saw another massive army.  “There must be over fifteen thousand men including cavalry, Sir.  They’re in armor and I can see what looks like a royal crest,” said Michaels.

House of Plantagenet

House of Plantagenet

“I believe we are hiding in Callendar Wood.  That is the army of King Edward I Longshanks, House of Plantagenet of England.”

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“So we are coming up behind William Wallace and Robert du Bruce?” asked Michaels.

The Battle of Falkirk

The Battle of Falkirk

“This is Falkirk!  We need to get back to the boat immediately,” commanded the Captain.

Stained Glass window on the old Town Hall in Dover. This building used to be Maison Dieu (house of God) when it was built in 1253. It was added to and added to, becoming a gaol, a hospital before becoming the Town Hall. The stained glass is representative of the Cinque Ports.

Credit: Al Forbes

Source: Al Forbes

Credit: Al Forbes

Source: Sea King Rescue Helicopter and Lifeboat at a Coastal Display in July 2011

Credit: Al Forbes

Copyright: Al Forbes

Credit: Al Forbes


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One response

  1. Al says:

    Excellent 😀 I love the crossover. This is definitely the Island that Time Forgot 🙂

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