Prompt: Stranger

Prompts, Short Fiction, Writing
Today's Prompt Is: Stranger My response: The people in the village continued to treat me as a stranger despite my efforts to participate in the community. It baffled me when just before the dawn of winter, a new man arrived, rescued from the river-an exile of the Queen-and they accepted him as one of their own. Edith told me it was because most people entered the village by the river or were born here; my entrance was a rare thing, almost unheard of. I did not take it to heart too much, following Edith's advice, but I could not help but feel some anger towards the man. This man came to us with bad news, worse than I could have imagined. The Temple of Memories was due to be closed…
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