The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

Posted on | April 12, 2019 | No Comments

by Smitty

Crazy Uncle Eddy stared at the room full of fuming relatives from the portrait.
“Screw him and his stupid scarf! I just want my share of the inheritance!” railed John Wentworth.
“He used to sit and knit and mutter ‘String literals, or literal strings?'” said John’s brother Tim.
And Greg knew.
It was all he could do to wait a few weeks and come back alone, with a piece of paper.
Right there, in the picture. Yes. The stripes were Morse code for the digits to the safe combination.
The others could get stuffed, he mused, boarding a Caribbean flight.

via Darleen

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