The thunderous droning of the swarm drove the servants of the palace to flee screaming while cupping their ears. Winged demons buzzed tumultuously throughout the city, stinging and biting. The wrath of the Almighty was severe. Abu, Pharaoh’s most faithful servant searched frantically for the God-King. He burst into the throne room, sealing the doors behind him and collapsing in the empty chamber. The tiny beasts had not yet penetrated this far. Catching sight of the arm of the throne, Abu wailed in fear. A locust of lapis and gold fluttered it’s wings. The wrath of the Almighty was severe.
Word Count: 100
[This is my entry into this weeks Friday Fictioneers challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Use the photo prompt to create a short story in 100 words or less.]