It’s time for Friday Fictioneers, a group of writers from around the world who are challenged to write a 100-word story based on photo prompt.
Many thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for hosting each week and to Roger Bultot for this week’s photo.
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Genre: General Fiction (101 words)
Jimmy crawled out of his cardboard house to watch the fumes rising from the roof in a pinched funnel.
The earlier words of a man echoed in his head:
You feed on the misery of others.
You’re the evil in the world.
You will die an early death.
The sky belched black smoke, emptying the scum of its owner at the residence and business of “Lloyd’s Central Towing.”
Firefighters spilled out of trucks, “It’s gonna blow.”
Lloyd had impounded Jimmy’s car, ending his job, trapping his life.
“At last,” said Jimmy. His mouth curled in a smile.
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