EggsEggs12 hours ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes
Ye was starving.
His refrigerator was full of food, all of it untouched and still sealed within its packaging. He’d tried to eat – of course he had – but the taste…
He stared down at the opened packet of biscuits on the kitchen counter. One bony finger poked at the crumbs and his stomach grumbled, painfully in need of food. But Ye hadn’t been able to eat a thing.
Not since he had the egg.
Two men had been fighting in the street, throwing curses and punches as hard as their hungry bodies would let them. A slender figure had been watching them curiously, a perfectly normal looking chicken egg held within their slim fingers.
At first Ye had been more shocked by the curved white horns upon the figure’s head, but then he had rushed forward to stop the fight.
“I wouldn’t, if I were you”.
He froze. The figure (he wasn’t quite sure if it was a girl or a boy, but going from the voice he assumed it to be male) was floating in front of h