#TuesdayTales 72

Prompt: http://glitterword.wordpress.com/2013/01/08/tuesdaytales-72-degenerate/

Simon placed himself protectively in front of Emily as he eased the door open. The creatures from last night seemed to be in hiding, but he didn’t know how long that would remain true. But there was no food in the house, the umbrella hadn’t Flickered in two days, and the situation was going to degenerate rapidly if they didn’t get out of there. Holding her hand, they started down the walk, at first slowly, and then at a run. The woods ahead were dense with unseen dangers, but within them also lay their only hope of getting to safety.

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