This is my story this week for Friday Fictioneers. It’s a weekly flash fiction challenge to tell a story in 100 words that follows the picture prompt for the week. It’s hosted by the gracious and talented Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. This week the photo was supplied by Sandra Crook. Thanks Sandra.
The builder looked at the plans and frowned. The architect looked confident.
“Listen Mr. ah…”
“Wolfe, Mr. A. Wolfe. What seems to be the problem?”
“I”ve been building for years and I can’t see how in the world a house made of straw is go’in ta hold up to the weather in this part of the world. It’s just not practical. Never pass inspection.”
“Not to worry. This is an entirely new design and the client is perfectly happy to have it built just this way.”
“What’s the guy’s name now?”
“It’s Mr. Pigg, Littleton Pigg.”
“I’ve gotta meet this guy.”