Headline News – #Sunday Photo Fiction

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“What you got in the box?” Thomas asked quizzically as Wednesday stepped from the car.  He was dressed head to toe in black, which seemed wholly inappropriate for the desert.

“A head” replied Wednesday very much as if that’s exactly what he didn’t have.  “I cut it off of one Alphonso White!”

“Whoa!  That’s big money you got in there amigo!” said Thomas excitedly, taking the box and opening it to take a look inside.

“It is indeed my friend” Wednesday replied proudly.  “Biggest mobster on the Eastern Seaboard – huge bounty – and I have his pudgy wee head in a box!”

“How’d you bag him” Thomas asked looking somewhat panicked.  These were not the sort of people whose head you snatched willy nilly.  “His people know you took him?”

“No they don’t, it was a complete fluke” Wednesday grinned, “I was following him to get an idea of his security and the daft arses ended up in a big old pile up, everyone dead.  I managed to nip in and lop off his noggin!”

Thomas closed the box and handed it back, and pointed to a convoy of black SUV’s hurtling towards them.

“I think we may have a problem…”

 

 

200 words

photo © A Mixed Bag 2009

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13 comments

  1. Good story Michael. Made me smile. I think more people may have been watching than they thought.

    I have fixed the link in inlinkz for you. You had it trying to go to your edit screen rather than the blog post.

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      1. Haha it’s an interesting world. I’ll post my response next weekend, but I’ll probably finish it tonight if you’d like I could message it to ya so you can read it before it hits the press haha that was way more punny than I intended

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