100 Word Wednesday: Week 45 – Untainted

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Image Credit  Brooke Lark

When they discovered the old couples dining room, they stood aghast.

There before them lay their last supper.

The mains were untouched with only a bite or two taken from the bagels.

The glasses were stained from the wine left standing in the glasses.

It had taken the searchers several days to find the dining room. The old couple lived in a sprawling mansion where the corridors and passages were warren-like.

So, reclusive were they the alarm had not been raised for some months. Then the search, then discovery. They scratched their heads as the food had not tainted.

 

Written for: https://bikurgurl.com/2017/11/15/100-word-wednesday-week-45/

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8 Responses to 100 Word Wednesday: Week 45 – Untainted

  1. I thought along these lines as well to begin with, then switched to breakfast.

  2. Fandango says:

    The food must have been loaded with preservatives. It still looks edible after all that time. Just pop it in the microwave to warm it up.

  3. bikurgurl says:

    Like suspended animation — as if other things are at work here….some supernatural suspense? Great story!! Thank you for sharing and joining us — so appreciate having you in our writing community 🙂

  4. Pingback: Wind-Up Week 45: 100 Word Wednesday – Bikurgurl

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