Thierry flicked over the page of Le Monde and glanced at the headlines. A fly lazily buzzed around the room, the only sound and movement.
Another slow day at Hotel Napoleon. Madame Dunois was the sole guest. She would be asleep until the evening meal.
The door opened. Thierry looked across the reception. A man in a black suit and fedora hat walked past. A scar down the side of his face. He nodded at Thierry and carried on.
Someone from the city, Thierry thought. They had caught up with Madame Dunois at last.
Written as part of the Friday Fictioneers challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (more details HERE). The idea is to write a short story of 100 words based on the photo prompt (above).
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