Over the Edge

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“That’s not the horizon as you’re used to it.”  Captain Enbarra stood next to the anchor, fingers nervously tapping.  “It’s the edge of the world.”

I peered at it.  “You’re sure you won’t go any closer?”

“Absolute.  You’re the one the Queen’s paying to hop over the edge.”

I tightened the harness around my waist and checked the connecting rope.  “Please remember to pull me in if I fire a flare.”

“For sure, mate.”

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This 74-word ditty was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt #93, Horizon.  

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