Once again thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for hosting our Friday Fictioneers challenge.
The Falls of Life.
The water runs clear, for now.
In a few months it will be red with blood and battered corpses of those who failed to return to the breeding ground to spawn.
Life is an upward struggle but instinct keeps the Salmon pressing onward and upstream, even if it is only to die so that their species may live.