Yes, I missed last week. That being said, let’s move on….
Struggling to open its petals to greet the rising sun, an ordinary sunflower awoke to the dawn. No one saw this flower greet the new day, but if a person had been there, she would have seen that nestled beneath the petals, atop the dark center, rested a fairy. Though quite small and arbitrary looking as she slept, this fairy had a fiery will and flown for leagues to find a short rest surrounded by the protection of an ordinary sunflower….
one short paragraph. How does any story begin? With one short, unedited paragraph. Interesting. We’ll have to see if this goes anywhere.