The prairie seemed endless. The trail was clear enough, having been traveled by countless wagons before them. But it was the road alone that broke the monotony of the plain. This new horizon before them seemed much the same as the one the morning before. Each in their hearts held out a hope of the sight of a tree, a winding stream, or some other discovery to spur them onwards on the relentless journey.
This is a rather dated prompt, but it fits well for the Oregon Trail theme (see The Rest)
Pix to Words challenge Photo above and the word “Discovery”