1MinFiction: He Knows Now

He Knows Now

He thought he’d gotten away with it. The dump site.  The excuses.

Everyone seemed to believe him.

He didn’t know I was waiting for him. He didn’t know I had seen everything. He didn’t know she was my sister.

He knows now.

Today’s 1MinFiction prompt was the picture posted above. Full disclosure, I let the image percolate in my mind while I ate breakfast before starting the timer.

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The Shore

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