He found the phone booth that would provide a secure landline connection.
He punched in the number. Two rings and a click.
‘Danny?’ Her voice was tired.
‘Did you do it?’ he asked. He pictured the blood-spattered body.
‘I had orders.’
‘I have to come after you.’
‘I’ll guess I’ll be seeing you.’ The line went dead.
Danny slammed the receiver down. She had promised she was finished.
He walked back to the apartment and turned on his smartphone. His location would be revealed immediately, the microphone would be recording. He dialled the office.
‘Detective Thompson. Senator Carmichael is dead.’
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).
Although this stands alone as a piece of intrigue, in my mind it is a sort of sequel to a previous Friday Fictioneers story which you can find here: HAPPY NEW YEAR.
To read stories of 100 words based on this week’s prompt, visit HERE.
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