He was corralled behind the curtain like a rodeo bull. Just before being turned loose, a niggle in the pit of his stomach—the same wrenching every fighter experiences—demanded attention.
Ignore it, he thought, but doubt crept forward. A brainstorm of questions swirled around his motives for fighting.
Then, his walkout music and lionization of cheers under a spotlight following his every move answered all.
Word Count: 66
Prompted from the Weekend Writing Prompt at: https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2020/12/12/weekend-writing-prompt-187-niggle/.
Prompted from MMA Storytime’s Word of the Day at: https://mmastorytime.com/2020/12/12/mma-storytimes-word-of-the-day-brainstorm/.
Prompted from Fandango’s One Word Challenge at: https://fivedotoh.com/2020/12/12/fowc-with-fandango-lionize/.