Bikurgurl has restarted her 100 Word Wednesday challenge. Hurrah!
Number 158 can be found here
They heard voices and ran for cover.
It wasn’t safe here and so many had been taken away never to return.
Trying not to give away their position, the newest cowered and shook in fear.
They had an ally. He may only have one eye but was a good lookout and inconspicuous.
The little group were some way in the distance.
‘It’s OK. You can come out now.’
Seven hermit crabs emerged from the pebbled beach and scurried off towards the water and safety.
‘Damn kids and their buckets,’ said the eldest, giving the gull a friendly nod of thanks.