Full Circle by Martin Haworth

Prompt: A New Life | Word Count: 998 | Genre: Contemporary Fiction
“How’s she doing, lad?”
“All right I think.” Nathan looked down to see if she was breathing. He shook her a little and she coughed and, after a few moments bleated, much to his relief.
“Aye, she’s fine.”
He jumped as another icy blast rattled the battered window-shutters. His attention had only been on the little one. With no prompting, the mother came over and began to lick her baby.
As she did, he realised she wasn’t done.

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