Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge #67- The storefront

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FFFCWelcome to “Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge.”

The image below is from Joshua Koblin at Unsplash.com.C1F0F46C-990F-42E0-9C1D-BE749FDDA7DA(For the visually challenged writer, the photo is of storefront with its windows and doors covered over with newspapers)

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The store was closed for renovations since last few weeks. It was rumored that a new high-end chain was going to open their outlet in this location. Much fanfare and publicity were expected as well.

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nearby.quiteobservantnewspapers covering the windows were not the same every day. It was changing daily. This was intriguing. She stepped closer to read one in the front window. The date was of the next day. The news it was reporting was about an accident that killed a man while he was crossing the road. She thought the date was a misprint. But the next day, the reported accident happened in front of her and an old man died when hit by a vehicle at high speed.

She couldn’t wrap her head around the whole thing. She told a friend about it. And next day both of them were at the storefront, reading the news from the papers stuck to the glass. The date was a week from then. The news, tells of a massive earthquake that had killed thousands in Japan.

Sam was sure no one would believe her if she told them what she thought.

She was in a quandary!

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