He looked at the ticket

Today’s Oneword: Knee

More 1-minute glimpses into the urban fantasy stories of the Rucksack UniverseThe thing about the backpack was the ever-present sense of wearing a house. The straps cinched around him, so tight that breathing was difficult. His shoulders sagged under the weight. And his left knee, that he had popped out of joint when he was thirteen, beckoned to him with a dull, constant ache.

This was a horrible idea, he thought. But then he looked at the ticket in his hand. “Agamuskara, India,” it said, and he smiled.

That was a great idea. The rest was just details.

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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