99 Word Prompt: 100 Candles

I don’t know why I haven’t done this before. Floridaborne, of Two on a Rant, has been sharing (via Carrot Ranch) prompts for little stories, and I thought I’d finally create one of my own.


To make the occasion memorable for their precious little girl, it was decided ten candles would be lit for each year of life. The spectacular display included rainbow coloured spirals, elaborate candles carved into numbers, and flames of different colours that danced and flickered.

One hundred little lights brightened the evening and the soul, drawing a huge smile from their daughter. They weren’t all on the cake (there wasn’t room!). Instead they were on windowsills and mantlepieces, lighting up the path to her amazing tenth birthday.

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