Photo prompt Sarah Potter

Rochelle’s prompt photo this week is of an old , very dusty pair of shoes, full of cobwebs. What story do they tell?.. Here’s my take.

The Unsolved Mystery 

We’re clearing my uncle Ethan’s empty house, to sell. Never guess what we find – his shoes, just as he left them, untouched for years. Creepy

Remember how Ethan just disappeared, without a word of explanation, so unlike him. Why would he leave without his favourite shoes ? Rumour was he got a girl pregnant. Maybe her Pa turned up with a gun ?

He didn’t seem that sort of man to me, so private, so law abiding. I’ve no idea where he is — could be dead. Awful thought. Can’t throw his shoes away in case he comes back….