The day out

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100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups

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The day out

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“What’s on that island?”

He turned his head to peer over his shoulder. “We shouldn’t go there,” he answered, quickly.

She crossed her arms. The dog barked at a seagull that swooped down near to them. They were all quiet after, with only the still lapping of water against the deck. He turned his body. His eyes darted between the almost golden glow of the island and his young daughter. He sighed and pushed himself up from the railing.

“Daddy…”

“I met your mother on that island.”

She held her breath when she got excited.

“And that’s where she died…”

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