It is time for Friday Fictioneers already.
Eye on the horizon, Rochelle takes her passengers on a cruise over dark waters. Their boarding pass: A very short story, 100 words with a beginning, a middle and an end, based on the picture prompt. That’s it.
Clutching her 101 words, Emmy walks the plank.
Jim, her late husband, invested early in Tar sands and made a fortune.
It doesn’t erase a lifetime of abuse but at least she doesn’t worry about money.
A year of sunrises on waterways with Sam is pure happiness.
God the man makes her laugh!
He is kind, patient, forgives her everything.
She adores him. They have no secrets.
She fell again. The Thing in her brain is growing.
She can’t be late this time.
As she climbs on the rail, a sharp shove hurls her over it.
Right on time she thinks hitting the icy water.