She had agreed to meet him at sunset.
True to her word she stood by the shore, naked.
As he approached, he saw a tattoo that glowed in the fading light, it appeared to trace a path down her spine.
He ran his finger along the line, expecting her to turn and smile.
Fear filled him as he looked down to see she had turned to sand. In his hand a map, the same trail as on her skin.
Along the top the words that would drive him to search for evermore…
I will be lost until you find me.
Author bio: My name is Sam Shingler, I live in Suffolk with my partner, two mad Siberian huskies and a pair of feathered friends.
I love to write.
Lost is part of 101 Fiction issue 22.