PHOTO PROMPT © Madison Woods
“Do you want us to chase him down?” The gleam in their eyes said they’d love to.
15 minutes later the man in the black sedan was being led at shotgun point back to the abandoned bark mill. In his rush to get out he had gotten lost.
Using a length of barbed wire, they gingerly wrapped it around him, effectively tying him to the post without hurting him. If he moved, however…
“Should we leave him?” I asked.
“We saw what he did to you. What he could have done.”
“Give him a few days to enjoy the serenity of the wilderness.”
I had the book back. It was time to go public.
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This is a continuation of an experiment. Each week there is a 100 word short story photo prompt challenge posed by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. My challenge to myself is to connect these photos into one seamless story. Click the blue frog to read other stories inspired by this photo.