I am taking part in Mondays Finish the Story 04/05/2015, 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 Twenty-One


© 2015, Barbara W. Beacham

After losing her head, she realized that the rest of her body was falling apart.

Bella awoke in a daze as the effects of strong sedatives and sundry chemicals together with the restraints that held her securely bit into her arms. Bella had been captured after playing a double agent’s role with one of Dr Dickus’s operatives. She had lost her head completely, her mind was now disintegrating very slowly as time wore on and more drugs were administered to break the famous vow of silence.

Marg and the team on the island were shocked when Don Fernando produced a terrifying image of a headless doll with some body parts removed. This had been received anonymously by Bella’s family with a short message: “BELLA LA MORTE”.
Marg joined up with Angelo who was reportedly following leads in collusion with various ltalian contacts and they had traced the origin of the message to a small fortified village………

(150 Words)

To be continued

The link below takes you to Part Twenty-one




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23 thoughts on “MYSTERIOUS ISLAND (22)

  1. Oh no, poor Bella. Stay strong, Marg is on her way! I hope there’s something left of Bella to rescue. Well done fitting this picture into your story.

    • Thanks again for your very welcome response Ali ~ I’m glad you enjoyed this ~ I know you always have every confidence in Marg’s abilities. 🙂

  2. I too was wondering how this photo could fit with your story… I had every confidence though that you could ‘pull’ it off… (Eek sorry about the pun, but it was intended!)

    Thanks again for stopping by and your continued support.

    • Thanks Coastal quill ~ I’m really pleased you like the ongoing varied tailored interpretations ~ Marg will continue ever onward and respond in some way regardless ~ Peace 🙂

    • The mystery gets more intricately mysterious as the saga continues ~ Watch this space ~ Thanks for reading and commenting. I value your input enormously. 🙂

      • Thank you for this piece you’ve provided and welcome 🙂 will read more

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