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Radiant ~ 100 word challenge ~ Velvet Verbosity


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by John Yeo

As predicted the meteor shower arrived exactly on time. They made love in the observatory as the stunning meteor shower arrived from a radiant in a far off universe, exploding brilliantly in the night sky.
Helena was beautiful, desired by many and loved by one, a learned Professor in Astrophysics. They had timed the moment precisely, his seed would meet her egg exactly at the right time. A star child would be conceived as the stunning meteor shower exploded in the sky above the glass observatory.
Leonid was born amid another stunning display of shining stars in the night sky.

100 words on the word “RADIANT” in response to the latest challenge from



Written by John Yeo © Copyright all rights reserved

4 thoughts on “Radiant ~ 100 word challenge ~ Velvet Verbosity

  1. Clever calling the child “Leonid”. I wonder if he’ll have special powers – this pair certainly went to a lot of trouble to get the timing just right!

  2. Thanks for your excellent comment Ali~ Yes I agree they were particularly precise, in line with the Professorial mathematical mindset~ I like the special powers angle ~

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