Heaven and Earth meet at the horizon. This was the thought he held, as he swam eastwards. The sun would break the surface shortly and his mammoth swim would be over.
Once upon a time it was impossible to even imagine that anybody would be able to reach the realm of the spirits. That was before Mandrake had made the journey everybody said was impossible.
Love had inspired his feat and it was the same emotion driving Kali towards the meeting he desired.
His long time partner had died in the last battle with the neighbouring Orc nation of Vaalqvest. They had both been in the initial assault. He hadn’t seen what happened, but he’d heard the explosions and the screams and in his heart he knew he had lost her.
This was his only chance to say goodbye – but he needed to be at the horizon for sunrise.
Written for Flash Fiction “Forever Challenge”. Maximum 150 words.