100 Word Count
By Ami (Gypsie) Offenbacher-Ferris
Friday fictioneers is a weekly challenge set by Rochelle Wisoff Fields to write a 100-word story in response to a photo and word prompt RUST.
“It has been forty-two years,” the little white-haired lady whispered. She stood stooped and defeated at the threshold of her old farmhouse.
“Yes Ma’am but we found it, we found his truck!”
The elderly woman’s eyes teared up, the moisture trapped beneath heavy lids stretched tightly over her bulging eyes.
“Is he in the truck? His remains?” her voice trembling.
“The Sheriff and Coroner are there waiting for you,” the Deputy said.
He watched her disappear down the hallway.
“One second young man, while I freshen up. I can’t let him see me like this you know!”