Friday Fictioneers is a weekly blog link-up led by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields at Addicted to Purple. The Challenge – write a one hundred word (plus or minus) story with a beginning, middle, and end inspired by the picture. The Key – make every word count.
The picture is worth a thousand words. These are another one hundred.
*Image Copyright © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields
“The lobby’s locked midnight to six,” he said. “Security didn’t see nobody, but this is here.” He pointed to the note taped to the wall — The Brass. “And that light’s dripping goo.”
“Brass flowers,” Sam said. “His last note.”
Frank climbed the ladder maintenance brought him and peered into the chandelier. “Call it in, Sam,” Frank said. “A head and another note. Body’s in the gardens.”
“Why brass flowers?” Sam asked.
“A message,” Frank answered. “And not one we want.”
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