His work done, it was time to drift away on calm seas.
The baggage of his long life lifted from his weary shoulders as the gentle tide pulled him towards the blue azure sky, tinged with orange and pink.
A good ending, he thought, a good way to bow out.
He looked at his fellow passengers, each in their own contemplation. His eyes alighted on the man in the black hat. Stares locked. A malevolent smile crept across the stranger’s face.
He felt the adrenalin start to flow, that first pulse of exhilaration that told him a new adventure was about to begin.
He was not done yet.
Written for Friday Fictioneers 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 more stories of 100 words based on this week’s prompt, visit HERE.
Last weekend, I was invited to attend my first ever writing conference. Plenty of meeting fellow writers and industry experts, and I gave a presentation on my own experiences of publishing and selling my own books. You can read a bit about it in my blog here: THE 9th SELF-PUBLISHING CONFERENCE.
‘The State Trilogy’ and ‘The Barra Boy’ available now.
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