The Friday Fictioneer Challenge: Write a 100-word story based on the photo.
A little light shone through the broken shutters. Walking slowly towards the windows, Veronica stumbled over a lump of something. Please don’t be a dead person, she prayed, instantly religious.
Why did I think selling real estate was a good idea?
“Doesn’t need much,” the owner said. She wondered if he was a political speech writer.
The shutter came off the hinges as she opened it. What it needs, Veronica decided, is a wrecking ball.
She wondered if it was too early to drop by the pub. A cigarette and a drink, that’s what I need. And a new job.
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