I will try to update this here blog every day from now on. I will be posting one story - each of them 101 words long - every day of the week. Here goes nothing.
What little courage he'd had at the beginning of his descent was long gone by the time he and his team had reached the bottom of the mineshaft. They'd lost a man on the way down. To his merit, he never screamed as he fell. There was a scraping sound, a surprised intake of breath and the fluttering sound of a body plummeting into the darkness below. The rest of them - Dox, Rainwell, Moore and himself – had clung to their respective places on the walls in silence until they were sure none of the cave's inhabitants had been awakened.