Surrounded

Series: The Refugee (chapter 1)

Prompt: #001 Dagger

A small, mysterious figure crept through the bushes, hidden by eerie shadows that danced across the moonlit ground. Trees swayed in the gentle breeze and all was silent. And then it began.

Hundreds of men ran through the forest, flashlights beaming a path ahead. Heavy footsteps sounded as they trampled forwards, disturbing everything they touched.

The being fled, heading away from the invading troops. Crashing out of the forest, it emerged into a clearing where a small army was gathered. It was surrounded.

Huddling into a tight ball, the being whimpered as the men unsheathed their daggers and moved in…