Here’s the next 100 word instalment of my short story, The Package. If you missed earlier episodes, click on the links to catch up.
The words that had to be included were: riddle, hook and Venus.
This experiment is inspired by Lily Childs’ and her Friday Prediction.
Hope you enjoy…..
The Package, Part 5.
Venus stepped from the train and followed the throng of commuters. Rail workers were shouting orders, some being obeyed.
“Sir,” one guard said, “That way means ‘THAT WAY’! It’s not a riddle. Now go!” he finished, pointing to an exit.
Venus walked past the guard, concern etched across her face.
“Miss, are you OK?”
“I…I…I’m being…” Venus stopped talking and stared straight ahead.
* * *
Frankie Jones’s henchman is standing at the other end of the station. Then I see her, push past commuters and hook an arm around hers.
“You want to live, come with me.”
…to be continued.
All comments and feedback will be greatly received.