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Quick, hide behind the sofa

What is WonHundred Word Wednesdays? It’s when a group of amazing authors and I write 100 word stories all based on the same short prompt and post them. All the variations are fun to read. This week I have continued the story from the last two weeks: “Forgotten” and “And Found.”

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“And that’s when I said ‘Quick, hide behind the sofa.’ You should have seen—”

“What’s a sofa?” Calder shoved a stick into the fire scowling, hoping the man would not answer. The chatter was filling silence. Long streams of nonsense Calder didn’t hope to follow. The boy needed to take no and go.

“It’s a—“ Gulping the man shook his head and didn’t finish answering.

“Look boy,” Calder said shifting. He scowled looking for the words. He was out of practice.

“Sorrell.”

“What?”

“My name’s Sorrell. Not boy.”

Calder grunted, the sound almost masking another. “Expecting anyone, boy?”

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