E/O Drabble Challenge

Challenge word: key

Length: 100 words

Tag for Captives, 9.14.


"Mom, are you sure we should come back here?"

Linda retrieved the spare key from its hiding place in the shrubs.

"It's our home, Kevin. We've been gone long enough."

"Yeah, but….what if Crowley or some other demon comes looking for you?"

"I don't have anything else to lose."

"Your life, Mom! I don't want you to die."

The sadness in Kevin's face reflected the weight Linda carried in her heart.

"Being dead kinda sucks, just so you know."

Linda managed a smile. "It sucks even more that I can't hug you. I missed you."

"Missed you too, Mom."


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