He smiled his first true smile

Today’s Oneword: Genetics

More 1-minute glimpses into the Rucksack UniverseIt hadn’t begun this way. It hadn’t been choices, destiny, or genetics that guided it. There had just been the cruel paths of life, the steering with no direction, that brought it all to that one day, that fateful day, that everything day. The day when all that was fell away, leaving only what could be, what was—and on that day, for the first time, he smiled his first true smile.

What are these things?

The Oneword website is a writing exercise where you have 60 seconds to write something based on one word, which changes each day. I use it to explore ideas and give you a daily 1-minute glimpse into the Rucksack Universe of travel fiction stories.

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