Finish off Friday #6: Footsteps in the Fog 20.01.17

fog

Image: phylor aka Lorraine

Footsteps echoed eerily in the fog. Over my shoulder I couldn’t see anything. They seemed to be getting closer. When I stopped walking so did the steps.

I stopped near the entrance where a light shone and looked back. There was someone there. A tall man, dark coat, hat pulled down low. He stopped when he saw me. Startled that I was watching him.

Standing there he turned and walked away.

I continued on my way. I thought I’d shaken him. Then I heard the steps again. Before long I could hear his heavy breathing.

Closer and closer he came. I walked quicker. So did he. Finally, I couldn’t stand it another second. I turned to face him.

“Thank goodness,” he said puffing into my face, “I think this wallet is yours.”

 

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6 Responses to Finish off Friday #6: Footsteps in the Fog 20.01.17

  1. Very atmospheric — did he really have your wallet?

  2. Joyfrida says:

    😀 😀 😀 heart attack then relief , hilarious!

  3. I think I would have had a heart attack… totally would have forgotten to thank the man too 😜

  4. Lyn says:

    Silly man following…why didn’t he yell out, “Hey, you dropped this.” LOL guess that would have spoiled the tale 🙂

  5. mandibelle16 says:

    Very good Michael. We seem to have similar ideas for our stories. Except in mine, the girl forgot her clutch at the bar. I’m happy things ended well for both 🙂

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