Anyone can join, with a 50-word vignette in the comments. Your vignette does not have to include the prompt term.
"There's nothing like wanting him to defend your independence to encourage your allegiance."
Sven nodded, blinked at a change in the hills, and pointed. "Are those trees?"
"Oh, yes," said Karl. "Like the rest of the land, they need firewood, and fences. You can build only so much of stone."
Her mother's breath hissed out. "No, you must not!"
"Let it rest, Alisandrine," said the neighbor, wearily. "You couldn't stop your sister. You can't stop your daughter, either."
"Yes, I can!" said her mother. She reached to snatch the letter. It pulled back from her hands, taking Solange with it.