Friday Fictioneers – Development Opportunity

ff030216Frank rolled down the car window and spat raven-black spit onto the sandy ground. The sign chained to the fence said ‘Coming Soon – Affordable Family Housing’.

‘How can they build out there?’ I said. ‘It’s more water than land, Frank.’

‘People needs houses, Joe. They’ll just drain it. Five years from now you’ll never know Logan’s swamp ever existed.’ Frank reached for a fresh plug of tobacco and wedged it under his bottom lip.

I forced a nervous smile. It had been over ten years – surely they’d never find her. Even if they did, they’d never be able to prove nothin’.

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These words form my entry into Friday Fictioneers photo prompt challenge.

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22 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers – Development Opportunity

      1. Adam Ickes

        I think we just keep missing each other. With so many stories to read it’s difficult to get to a lot of them.

  1. Dale

    Going along, thinking once more over-development of land.. .and then bang! I betcha his “secret” isn’t the only one they’ll find…

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