‘You don’t think the mountain range is enough to keep them out?’
‘Nope,’ Frank spat as he knocked in the last fence post.
‘But if they manage to get over that,’ Giles pointed to the tall peaks in the distance, ‘then this fence isn’t going to stop them.’
Frank threw down the hammer and looked at his son-in-law. ‘Point is, my property is clearly demarcated now. If they Yankees step onto it, then I’m within my rights to take action.’
Giles made a mental note to make sure the Care Home didn’t keep any weapons on the property.
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).
To read stories of 100 words based on this week’s prompt, visit HERE.
Struggling for inspiration and time with this prompt, but here’s to a Happy New Year and all the best for 2019 to you all!