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.
*Image © Me 🙂
Just The Help
“I’ll take your bag, Miss,” said Lamier, a long-time FBO valet.
“Cathy. And no, Lamier,” Cathy replied. “Mrs. MacDoogle wouldn’t stand for that.” Though she had only worked for this tycoonness for a few weeks, Cathy knew not to accept the services meant for the owners.
“She’s in the lounge, Cathy. Out of sight. I’ll take it.”
“No, really. I’m just the help.”
“Never say just,” Lamier said. “We’re more than that.” He took Cathy’s bag into the Citation III.
After twenty years as an assistant to the wealthy, Cathy had never before considered the injustice of the word just.
100 words. Feedback is appreciated. Click below to read other creative contributions to this week’s Friday Fictioneers photo prompt.
I took the whole month of December off, and then another week for good measure. The extra week wasn’t planned, but it was one of those weeks at work that didn’t leave any leftover brain power for creative composition. I hope you had wonderful holidays and this year brings you joy and creativity.
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