|Photo by Lyssa Medana|
Hurrying along the old stone wall in the woods, they checked periodically to make sure they weren’t being followed. This is where they hid it years ago.
“This is it!” Kara exclaimed in excitement. They dropped to their knees and frantically began to dig. It didn’t take long to unearth the box. Inside a tattered book, to the naked eye, it held a worthless catalog. Within, the secrets to their universe: crimes they committed and where all the money was hidden.
"Remember," Ben warned, "If you don't find it in the index, look very carefully through the entire catalogue."
A 100 word fictional story written for the Friday writing prompt at Light and Shade Writing Challenge where we were inspired by a quote and a picture prompt.