Five Sentence Fiction: Armor


ar·mor

ˈärmər/

noun

1.the metal coverings formerly worn by soldiers or warriors to protect the body in battle.

"knights in armor"

synonyms: protective covering, armor plate, shield

verb

1. provide (someone) with emotional, social, or other defenses.

"the knowledge armored him against her"


Jake wailed into the forest around him as cold steel slid deep into his warm flesh, turning all to black.

Minutes passed--hours--days?

He opened his eyes to find the treetops swaying in the bright night sky above him.

Fingertips trail along his woundless spine.

Shock--confusion--rage surged through him as he rises to his feet with a growl, "I’m gonna kill that son of a bitch."

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