Over the hill they came, and behind them the city burned

Today’s Oneword: Stampede

More 1-minute glimpses into the Rucksack UniverseOver the hill they came, and behind them the city burned. Dogs and cows, men and women, all ran.

“It’s a panic,” he said.

“Can you blame them?” she replied.

People fell; the others ran right over them. “It’s not a panic,” she said. “It’s a feckin stampede. Come on, we have to do something.”

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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