Friday Fictioneer Challenge: Write a 100-word story based on the photo.
Not That Easy
“I can’t just go walking up to it in the middle of the day and retrieve the gun, Ted. It’s not that easy. How was I supposed to know it was going to be cleaned up and opened to the public as a park. Yes, I know which tree it is. Don’t worry. I’m almost there. Everyone should be at home now, keeping warm.”
Coming out of the copse, Seth stopped at the bridge, silently staring at the stump where the tree used to be.
“Seth,” Ted’s tiny voice came out of the cell phone. “Do you have the gun?”