Monday’s Finish the Story: The Woman Behind the Veil


2015-09-14-bw-beachamInspired by a TV show…

From her small balcony, the witch watches the world go by.

No one knows if she is a witch. Everyone just say she is because she always appears on her balcony wearing a beekeeper hat with 360-degree veil that covers her face. Every morning at dawn is the same routine. I would know, I’ve observed her from my bedroom window across the street.

I don’t believe in the existence of witches or the supernatural non-sense. I believe there is a story behind that veil and I intend to find out.

I wait until my nosy neighbor, Mrs. Peterman, drives off to the store before I step out of my house and cross the street. As my feet step on the pavement, the atmosphere immediately feel different. I can’t describe it.

Quickly, I walk up the steps to her front door and knock. A minute has passed before she opens the door, still wearing her veil, our eyes meet and I knew…

(~150 words)

The full story coming soon, stay tune!

Each week, Mondays Finish the Story challenges our minds by providing with a picture along with the first sentence for us to finish the flash fiction with 100 -150 words based on the picture above.

 

18 thoughts on “Monday’s Finish the Story: The Woman Behind the Veil

    • Thank you. I had a lot of fun writing this story and I am looking forward to finish writing the complete story and posting it. Looking forward to next Monday’s challenge. Take care.

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