Carrot Ranch FlashChallenge - June 3, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story being leashed. Is it literal or metaphorical? Who or what is leashed. How does it set the tone? Go where the prompt leads!
His power over me has its limits. He thinks I can be manipulated by one word from him. I will show him who has the last word. He is not here. I will do as I wish until he comes back. Yeah, I will show him.
But what do I want to do? So many possibilities, I cannot pick. Every choice looks like trouble. Better just follow his orders; it’s the safe thing to do.
“Alright Maggie, you stayed. Who’s the good dog? .......... Here’s a treat.”
I remember now why I listen to him. He is my whole world