I stood there watching, weeping, wondering – oblivious to the crowd. Oh, I could hear them jeering, riling, their faces twisted in anger and hate. But their jeers, cheers, and curses meant nothing. I told myself I’d never understand, never know why, He took my place.

He was my substitute there on that hill. It  should have been me, He was in my place. SSS 2

Each week, the lovely and talented Ivy Walker hosts a link-up challenging writers to spin a tale in six sentences – no more, no less. Click on the link right here to find out more and link your own post. While you’re there, click on the blue frog button to find more stories from some wonderful storytellers.

This week’s prompt was substitute.