Fiction: The Iron Knight

Wendig flash fiction challenge 5/17/13

“A remorseful knight is out for revenge.” 980 words

The Iron Knight

Sir Dorian, Knight of the Realm, tried to look casual as he walked beside the castle wall. He knew that he was in sight of three different guard posts atop the wall, but it couldn’t be helped, what he searched for would be invisible in the dark.

The pain in his left leg was flaring up again and he slowed to give it some ease. The leg was better some days than others, but the pain in his heart was constant … more