Title: "No Mas Death Birds"
Author: Pirate Turner
Challenge: For a Gen-Drabble LJ comm weekly challenge
Word Count: 100
Date Written: 29 June, 2012
Disclaimer: Josiah Sanchez, Nathan Jackson, and The Magnificent Seven are © & TM CBS, The Mirisch Group, MGM, and Trilogy Entertainment, not the author, and are used without permission. The author makes absolutely no profit off of this work of fan fiction, and no copyright infringement is intended.
He'd dragged himself across the desert after having his horse and gun taken. His belly and throat howled like raving banshees, but there was still nothing for his searching eyes to see save endless miles of more desert, not a lagoon nor even a tree. There was only heat pulsating throughout every inch of his body and soul. "I'm sorry," he breathed, collapsing on the ground. Buzzards circled above him.
"I'm sorry, too," Nathan spoke, unseen by Josiah, "but I done told ya, those damn death birds ain't gettin' ya." With Vin's help, he lifted him and carried him home.