Writing Prompt: Day 296

296Day 296 of 365 Days of Writing Prompts: Write about someone missing from a team.

Shannon: “It doesn’t matter,” I heard Katrina mumble just loud enough for everyone to hear before stretching her other arm crossed her chest.

“What? But she was being ridiculous,” Emily looked for confirmation from the rest of the group.

“It’s all just stupid. The stuff you’re always bitching about. Melissa isn’t here, she’s gone. She’s not coming back, and I can’t listen to it anymore. I want to play ball to get my mind off of what happened, so can you please shut up,” Katrina was shouting by the end as she picked up a ball and started smacking it into her glove.

Erin: It wasn’t losing our star player that made us lose the game. It was the loss of our confidence that cost us the win.

Who’s the missing piece.

One thought on “Writing Prompt: Day 296

  1. “Where’s Starry?” Night Ghost asks. Everyone present is stuck to the walls of the cramped building. The villain had left them there, waiting for the final hero.
    “…He was behind us.” Animalia states. Night Ghost tries to reach his communicator, which was shut off. But his hand is stuck in ink.
    Jade catches on and tries his. He presses the button right before his hand snaps back to the wall. “Command, where’s Starry?”
    “He… He ran away,” Command states.
    The whole team heard.
    “What?”
    “I tried to talk to him, but he’s scared,” Command explains, “I don’t think he should have joined the team.”
    “Command, I’m alright,” Animalia states, knowing the source of her cousin’s doubts. “What do we do, Ghost?” She asks.
    “…Wait for Starry,” he answers.
    “You heard-”
    “Yes, I heard him, Josh,” he says, lowering his voice at the name, “but look at us, there is nothing we can do. Blades don’t cut this stuff, and even if we could the moment we walk out we’d be outmatched.” The three are silent as that sinks to their guts. “…So we wait. We didn’t pick him just because of his powers. He has potential.”

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