The king has been captured and sentenced to death, but Prince Omer isn’t ready to rule the Jaredites yet, let alone win a civil war. So he plans a rescue mission using the only way to reach the prison in time – riding across the sky on the backs of leathery-winged cureloms.
This 1,000 word flash fiction is a fantasy retelling of Ether 7:18. It was one of 12 finalists in the 2014 Mormon Lit Blitz and was published on Mormon Artist in June 2014. I blogged the same day with an author commentary.