It had travelled so very far through the dark, cold vacuum of space curled up in its hard shell, hibernating; so very, very far.
The creature had gone unnoticed as it fell into the atmosphere of this planet, hurtling through the air to finally land in a field of lilies. It had crawled up into one of the flowers, hoping to form a symbiotic relationship with the plant, but failed to do so.
Raquel removed the gift wrap from the newly delivered flowers in her city apartment, leaned forward and put her nose into one of the open trumpets, inhaled…
Written for Friday Fictioneers – the idea is to write a very short story (circa 100 words) based on the picture prompt supplied.