He was happy with his handiwork. Sturdy cages, strong padlocks, each capable of holding two people, three if they were small.
Business was booming, extra capacity was needed, the good times were rolling.
It had been coming for a while. The overthrow was complete, the government was gone.
Now they would experience the real life results of their ‘tough’ policies on immigration and benefits – see how they liked being kept in cages while they waited on ‘processing’.
With the current spate of corrupt politicians, it could take anything up to five years for them to clear the system.
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.