Last Act

He prepared himself for a riot when he read the will

What is WonHundred Word Wednesdays? It’s when a group of amazing authors and I write 100 word stories all based on the same short prompt and post them. All the variations are fun to read. Here is my entry for the week.

Roland knew there were celebrations and fireworks nationwide. Perhaps mourners. Doubtful, but perhaps. Not here though. Here the noose tightened and everyone knew it. Those who hadn’t plead ill hadn’t shown or scurried about trying to finish and leave quickly. They’d guessed.

As executer Roland would see the storm first hand. “Curse you, George.” Those in the corridor jumped as a bomb had exploded and disappeared. Even they abandoned him.

Roland would have run too, but he was trapped. Straightening his jacket, he prepared himself for a riot when he read the will. Luck grant he’d survive George’s last jest.

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