It’s time, once again, for Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle W. Using the picture prompt above, the idea is to create a complete story of 100 words (+/-). After reading my entry below, please click > HERE < for the rest of the stories. Enjoy!
Head of the Class
By Scott L Vannatter – 100 words
“So, I still don’t understand,” Jerome looked with puzzlement at Sally. Both were standing in the archway looking at the statue of a Greek’s head that adorned the top.
“It’s simple, Sweetie. In 212 BC, Clemetis was accused and convicted of lying to the counsel about his involvement in the overthrowing of the city. They decided to punish him by decapitating him and lording it over the people.”
“So they created this head statue and hung it in the arch to represent his punishment to all the people?”
“Um, Represent? Uh, no…”
“You mean…” He was talking to her nod.