Welcome To The After

Happy Friday, Readers! It’s time again for Friday Fictioneers, my favorite time of the week! As usual, Rochelle has provided us with an intriguing photo prompt, inspiring me and bloggers all over the world to write one hundred words and make it a story. Here we go. Enjoy!

Copyright: Rochelle Wisoff-Fields
Copyright: Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

Welcome To The After

Darla Marie Maxwell had been staring at that infernal light fixture for over an hour. She was stuck on the floor and couldn’t remember how she got there.

“Will someone help me?” she shouted. Where was that useless maid of hers?

“Shout all ye like, Missy, but tain’t gonna do you no good.”

Darla bolted upright. She was so shocked she didn’t realize she’d finally moved. “Who are you? Where did you come from? How dare you speak to me like that!”

A translucent man in ragged clothing gave her a toothy grin. “Name’s Tuck. And you is dead, Missy.”

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