Title: Keep the Home Fires Burning
Genre The Addams Family
Word Count: 827
Prompt - Fire and Ice by Robert Frostravena_kade
, I hope you enjoy my efforts as much as I did this prompt. Frost is always a joy to work with. My thanks to sparky955
for her beta help and support.
The bonfire burned and its flames crackled merrily. Morticia watched her children dance around it with the calm regard of a job well done. Another part of their childhood has been realized even as Wednesday was taking her step into the next part of her journey, a path that all Frump woman had to take. As for the poor unfortunate being licked by the flames, well, it was a mere token. For some reason, it was against the law to burn a real person at the stake these days.
“A penny for your thoughts, Cara
“I was remembering the good old days, Gomez.” She sighed longingly. “The fire, the heat, the screams of the townspeople.”
“We live in the best of times.”
“Do we? I fear our children will never know the thrill of the hunt, the biting, the clawing, the empty accusations…” Her voice trailed off as she rested her head on his shoulder. ( Collapse )