I am taking part in Mondays Finish the Story, which is a flash fiction 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?
“The house of Don Francisco sat in a remote part of the desert.” Back in the day, he decided to locate here. He bought 40 acres of land and situated the house right in the middle of it. He worked hard on building his house, and setting up the surrounding gardens.
No one in the local town knew much about the Don, and they often speculated on where his money came from. Some said he was the black sheep of some royal family. Others said that he was just a frugal man who knew how to manage his money. However, if this was the case, where did that money come from?
What the town’s people did not know was that the Don’s house had many levels that went underground. He climbed down the staircase in the center of the house to the lowest level. Flipping on the light switch, he looked around at the walls that sparkled with diamonds, rubies and gold.
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I hope that you enjoyed today’s bit of flash fiction! You too can join in by clicking HERE!
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