marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,
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vignette

This week's prompt is:
nutritious

Anyone can join, with a 50-word vignette in the comments. Your vignette does not have to include the prompt term.

My efforts:

He did not know what they had fed them -- it must have been nutritious, at least, to leave him in this condition -- and he did not feel hungry yet, but he wondered where in this warden did they eat themselves. They could not risk the -- experiments by leaving to eat.

"The food's not magic," said Corridon. "It's nutritious -- and they do not dare trap us here in Faerie. As wardens, we need to be able to go in and out, and they need us to fight as well."
"We could hardly send out Finella to haunt a coffee-shop," said Artos.

"And," said Arabella, cutting across Rosalind's words, "there's the matter of food. Is there anything to eat out here? Is it worth while to escape that enchantment, when we face a forest where all may be enchanting, or poisonous, or simply not nourish us, until we pine away into shadows?"
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