#FridayFictioneers – What Cannot Be Taken

PHOTO PROMPT submitted by Courtney Wright. © Photographer prefers to remain anonymous.

“Oh my,” exclaimed Lara.  “This is ghastly.  Ruins the decor.”

Jacob winced.  “You don’t understand,” he whispered.

“Understand?  What is Franco thinking?”

Franco cringed.  A haughty voice carried across the hall.  He started in that direction.

“Keep it down.”  Jacob scanned the room, noting every attendee.  “Please don’t let Franco hear.”

“Please.  Surely Franco fires the decorator.”

“You don’t understand, those shoes…”

“Those shoes,” Franco cut in, “made this possible.  They walked to school for years.  Secured my education.”

Lara turned horrified.  “I didn’t know.”

“You came from money.  But money can be taken.  What those shoes brought me, cannot.”

WC:  100


#FridayFictioneers is a weekly blog link up hosted by Rochelle over at RochelleWisoff.com. You should check out her sight and perhaps try your hand at writing a 100 word story.

Good luck!

24 thoughts on “#FridayFictioneers – What Cannot Be Taken

    1. He was the friend/lover of Lara that knew Franco from long ago and did not want him offended.

      I can see how it is confusing, but there was only so much I could do with 100 words. (I edited way down to get to 100)

      Anyway, hope you liked it all the same!

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  1. People are so quick to judge…
    Those who’ve never had to struggle cannot imagine the importance of acknowledging the ones who did – especially when it is for us.

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