This is from over four years ago, but I think it fits in with Stephanie’s subject of losing one’s sight, or regaining it, even though it’s entitled Touch!
I’d like you to write a story where a character has no sense of sight, or has lost it. Or maybe how it would feel to you if you did become blind.
I was rather pleased with this when I wrote it and ironically it’s a Tale Weaver response too.
Hope you enjoy it the second time around.
Thank you Michael for this week’s prompt:
A Touch of Magic
He could feel the heat before she actually touched him.
On contact, she sought out the source with sensory butterfly fingers.
No massage or pressure, no potions or pills, no oils or creams.
Just the simple touch of her hand, and the pain would disperse.
Never in the same place twice, she would find the trauma in his body, and lay her hand on his skin.
Contented, trusting and mellow, he would feel it leave him, and sleep.
No medication had ever had this effect.
He was almost whole again.
Today, the curtain of darkness would rise and he would see her for the first time, a woman who had given everything for him to become again the man he used to be.
Today the final act had come and she knew that…
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