And the winner of the Sunlight and Mystery writing prompt is: Charles DeMoss (aka: Charlesthereader). Charles had two very different takes on the prompt and we liked them both so much we decided to show you both. Great work, Charles.
The sunlight made me shade my eyes. I couldn't see the man in front of me, only his outline.
"Who are you?" I asked.
I heard something click and took a step back. A bead of sweat dropped down my back. The heat was baking me.
"Please, who are you?" I asked again.
With a flourish he pulled back his cloak and stepped to the side so that I could see him.
"I am... "
“I am Death, your Death to be precise.”
I burst out laughing. “Hey, that’s a good one, man. But who are you, really?”
“I already told you, I am your Death, as in a personification of the moment you stop living, the moment when all the lights go out forever. Need I go on?” He smiled condescendingly.
At that point, I knew I needed to get away from there. This guy was obviously crazy, who knew what he might do. I ran to the highway to flag down a passing vehicle.
“And in 5… 4… 3…”
Tires squealed, and then everything ended.