neelwrites/timetokill/fridayfictioneers/shortstory/flash/18/07/2018

TIME TO KILL

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson

By Neel Anil Panicker

The sun is a bright red orb.

It’s a beautiful day no doubt.

I’m passing by Mrs Miller’s.

She’s the one who lives two blocks from where I’m put up.

I spot her, Rumble, the Golden Retriever that’s permanently stationed near the huge wrought iron gates of the Millers__ the old childless couple who’ve set base here in this back of beyond wilderness.

 

They’re rich. I figured that much__ rich enough to buy an entire island.

 

I hurl the pack of loose meat inside.

 

Rumble dives.

 

It’s not arsenic.

 

Is going to be slow.

 

I don’t mind.

 

I have time.

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20 July 2018

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14 thoughts on “neelwrites/timetokill/fridayfictioneers/shortstory/flash/18/07/2018

  1. Not the dog!!! Where’s the antedote? How far to the vet’s? The meat man is a psychopath with his chilly detachment. I do enjoy your writing though, some very interesting and refreshing turns of phrase e.g. the … couple have set base here this back of beyond wilderness. You gave lots of information very economically.

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