Copyright — Adam Ickes
Once again it’s time for us to show our creativity and write a new story for the Friday Fictioneers’ weekly challenge. This challenge is to write a story with no more than 100 words. It’s to have a beginning, middle, end, and follow the picture prompt supplied for that week. The gracious and talented hostess for this challenge is author and artist Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. The prompt this week is a photo supplied by Adam Ickes. Thanks Adam.
Some weeks ago, I wrote a story about a couple of men, Dave and his grandson Will. They were visiting Dave’s college campus. Today’s story is about the same two fellows. If you want to read the first story, the link is the first one below:
Genre: Fiction/Human Interest
Word Count: 100 Words
UNCLE BARNEY’S VALUABLES By P.S. Joshi
Dave felt grateful. His Uncle Barney’s will was read and he’d inherited Barney’s attic contents.
“Will,” he said to his grandson, “Uncle Barney always said he’d leave me valuable things when he died.”
The two got the house keys from Barney’s daughter, who’d inherited the house, and drove to check the attic.
Opening the attic door, they discovered boxes of old files and a stuffed ram’s head. Dave’s heart sank. He whispered, “I thought he loved me.”
Will put his arms round Dave’s shoulders. “Grandpa,” he said gently, “don’t you see? These things were valuable to him.”
Dave finally smiled