Sheep

Everyone else had gone.  The remaining four looked out of the window and watched as it crossed the road.

“Stay very quiet” whispered Roland. “It won’t find us here providing we remain quiet.”

Maureen started to shake.

They watched silently as the sheep walked to the front of the house.

“Move to the back of the house. We’ll make our escape from there” ordered Roland.

Upon opening the back door, the last four human survivors knew this was their last day. In the field now in front of them stood one hundred man-eating sheep.

The tide had turned.

***

The Sheep. A Short Story by Hugh Roberts
Photo Credit: Sue Vincent – The Daily Echo

Written in response to the “Why Did The Sheep Cross The Road?’ writing prompt set by Sue Vincent at Daily Echo.

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

 

© 2016 Copyright-All rights reserved-hughsviewsandnews.com.

Author: Hugh W. Roberts

My name is Hugh. I live in the city of Swansea, South Wales, in the United Kingdom. My blog covers a wide range of subjects, the most popular of which are my blogging tips posts. If you have any questions about blogging or anything else, please contact me by clicking on the 'Contact Hugh' button on the menu bar. Click on the 'Meet Hugh' button on the menu bar to learn more about me and my blog.

103 thoughts

    1. lol, I believe you’re referring to the photo of the sheep rather than the short story? I don’t think the four humans in my story would be saying those sheep are cute, but I think we can all understand that.

Leave a Reply to Hugh's Views and News Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.