I sure do love Lillie McFerrin's Five Sentence Fiction!
This week: CONQUER
"I can't do this," Joseph's fist wrapped tightly around the crystal hanging from his neck, "I'm not strong enough." Steadying himself with his back against the wall, he pleaded with Amara, his weakness sending static electricity to every corner of the room.
"You're wrong, god dammit!" Amara's voice, deep and strong, echoed with each syllable. "Crush the damn thing! Crush it!" she pushed the hammer into his free hand.
Joseph locked in on Amara's glaze and in one swift gesture, ripped the crystal from his neck and threw it on the floor, greedily crushing the crystal with each blow, the Queen's screams ringing in their ears, "Nooooo!"