I am taking part in Mondays Finish the Story, which is a challenge that provides a photo prompt and the opening sentence to your story. The rules indicate that the story you come up with must be between 100-150 words, not including the opening line….Are you ready for my story?
“As the year wound down to a close, they gathered around the table and raised their glasses.” Everyone was in good cheer. Christmas was coming up and they all knew that this year it would be fabulous.
As she looked around the room, she noted the amazing tree that was in the corner, decorated in gold. Lights twinkled on the tree making it glow. There was nothing like the fragrance of a fresh Christmas tree. A mass of presents lay on the floor beneath it.
Garland surrounded the windows and staircase; poinsettias were here and there around the room. A fire crackled in the fireplace. Looking out the window, she noticed a gentle snow was falling.
Laughter erupted around the table drawing her attention back to the group. She smiled and they all raised their glasses again for yet another toast.
John was the one leading this toast. “Here is to the biggest heist yet, and it going off without a hitch.”
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I hope that you have enjoyed today’s bit of flash! You too can take part by clicking HERE! Thank you for stopping by today, and have a magnificent Monday!