100 Words – Cactus

[100 Words is a story in 100 words or less, based off the word in the title.]

“You really think this is sensible?” Hossa said, “you want to steal a cactus?

“Not any cactus,” Jennavie replied, kicking the metal corridor that separated them from the sandstorm outside, “the cactus. The one that supposedly symbolises life in this desert.”

“And what, exactly is your plan?” Hossa asked, checking behind Jennavie to see if anyone could hear them.

Jennavie grinned.

“Burn the cathedral pod to the ground,” she replied.

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