Flash Fiction: Leona the Lion

It was rally day at the home of the lions. 

After several football players received their year-end awards, the head coach called Leona the Lion, the school’s mascot, to the podium.

As the mascot’s head was being removed, the school’s media inched closer for a better view.

Underneath the suit was Amanda, an exchange student for the past two years from Brazil. She said she had a cold, though her thick accent made everything she pronounced a challenge to understand.

“My mother ees sick, and I must go.”

Her legacy was short-lived and greatly appreciated by the student body.

Word Count: 101

Prompted from MMA Storytime’s Flash Fiction Photo Challenge at: https://mmastorytime.com/2020/05/12/flash-fiction-photo-challenge-7-2/.

Prompted from Fandango’s One Word Challenge at: https://fivedotoh.com/2020/05/14/fowc-with-fandango-legacy/.

Prompted from the Word of the Day Challenge at: https://wordofthedaychallenge.wordpress.com/2020/05/14/challenge/.

Prompted from the Ragtag Daily Prompt at: https://ragtagcommunity.wordpress.com/2020/05/14/rdp-thursday-pronounced/.

Prompted from the Three Things Challenge at: https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2020/05/14/three-things-challenge-235/.

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