I am taking part in Mondays Finish the Story 06/04/2015, which is a challenge that provides a photo prompt and the opening sentence to your story. The rules indicate that the story you come up with must be between 100-150 words.

The link below takes you to Part Seventeen



© 2015, Barbara W. Beacham

Once upon a time in a land far, far away.”

The children were enthralled, it was storytime, nearly bedtime, “Mummy the telephone is ringing!” exclaimed Sarah. Hillary sighed, “People pick the most awkward times.” Hillary snapped to attention at the breathless voice of her boss Marg. “Sorry to trouble you, cannot explain now, I need help, urgently. Please collect the emergency cash from the office and wire the money to me here in France.”
Marg had been rescued from the jaws of death by a local diver, Colonel Tom was still missing. The Brigadier sent Angelo to meet her a week after the rescue. Sadly they were now stranded after Angelo’s pocket had been picked in a local bar. After the second explosion, a boat packed with explosives was sent down the river and detonated to block the landing on the river island where Dr Dickus was believed to be located.
Angelo suddenly exclaimed on the bank. “There he is………..

(150 words)

To be continued………

The link below takes you to Part Seventeen




Copyright © Written by John Yeo ~ All rights reserved

22 thoughts on “MYSTERIOUS ISLAND (18)

  1. I am glad that Marg made it out alive! Poor Angelo for getting his pocket picked! Loved the continuing tale John! I hope that Tom gets found! Wonderful tale and I want to read more! Thanks for writing again for the MFtS challenge and I will see you next week…Be well… ^..^

  2. It’s not easy to continue to expand story based on random prompts, but you seem to get it to work surprisingly well! I’m happy that Marg was rescued. Looking forward to part 19!

    • Thanks Santosh ~ I am glad you are enjoying the unfolding tale of Marg’s intriguing life ~Yes, it is sometimes a puzzle to unravel the variety of interesting directions the random prompts can take ~ 🙂

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