55 word challenge, week 71

Prompt: http://www.lisamccourthollar.com/2013/08/55-word-challenge-week-seventy-one.html

Rian held her baby close, smiling as Maisie cooed for the last time. Soldiers ripped her daughter out of her arms and drove away, taking Maisie to a new life and leaving Rian to die in the approaching apocalypse. Rian bent down to pick up Maisie’s discarded teddy bear, weeping softly into its matted fur.


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