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Friday Fictioneers. Fate.

             


    100 words.        
       

      The Colonel's beloved cottage lay in ruins. They said a fire caused it, though, what caused the fire  was a mystery. Some blamed his old servant's forgetfulness, and some, the chain -smoking owner.
      None suspected any foul play. How could they? He had served the nation, after all. His character was spotless.  And his home was his pride!
    "Poor man lost his wife in the fire!  Ah, cruel fate!"  they clucked sympathetically.

           
     
      "The bitch deserved it!  Canoodling with every officer who reported to me! Wonder who those bastard kids belong to!" the army man muttered as he watched from afar.

           

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  1. Good story. I knew it was him! :-)

    Lily

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  2. I hope he gets found out, what a cruel man. Great description, good story.

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    1. Oh yes, he should get caught!
      Thank you for visiting! :)

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  3. Whoa!!! Now THAT put it in perspective. Always another side to things, huh?
    Great story. Hit me between the eyes.

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    1. Yes, nothing is as it seems!
      Thank you for visiting! :)

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  4. Dear Shilpa,

    I kind of had a feeling it was going that way. Nicely done.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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  5. but his karma may catch up with him

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