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Rochelle’s challenge this week is prompted by a mysterious pair of boots, much mended. here’s my 100 word story.

The Mystery

‘Jimmy – go check if those boots are still there’

‘Ma, I’m scared, had a bad dream about Grandpa ‘

‘Go do it’

‘Boots still there. Whose are they Ma ?’

‘Grandpa’s buried with his boots on, not his. Boots must be a sign…’

‘Are they Pa’s ghost boots, come back to haunt us, cos he walked away and left us long ago ?’

‘Mebbe our bad-mouth landlord left them, wants to boot us out ?’

‘Ma, Ma, I can see a Hobo coming up the path….’

‘Hi there. I’ve come to get m’boots. I got blisters, I got drunk, had to get’em off…’