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PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson


Thanks to dear Rochelle for hosting Friday Fictioneers and to Dale for the photo.


‘You are ?’

‘plot 49 South. And you ? plot 23 North’

‘This is off the record, we never met up, you never said anything. Agreed?’

She nods silently. The dark evening shrouds the two figures, smudging their silhouettes into the penumbra.

‘To business. What are you offering ?’

‘The exact date and time of the  Queen of the Andes’ florescence. And you ?’

‘Three fiddleheads in good condition’.

‘How can I trust you ?’ he asks impatiently.

‘You have to trust me, if you want the tip off.’

‘OK, might see you around the allotments some time.’