Hello readers and fellow Friday Fictioneers!
For now, this is my and probably my last entry for the Friday Fictioneers’ 100-words challenge. Because this coming Sunday, I’m flying back to the South for an immersion experience with some indigenous community. It’s a part of our training before we enter the convent and formally start our Novitiate formation. I’ll tell all about it on my next post.
The photo prompt courtesy of Madison Woods. If you’re interested to read other stories like this, click here. If you’re not yet a Friday Fictioneer, I encourage you to be one and write your 100-flash fiction every Friday.
Below is my Flash Fiction this week. Enjoy!
Where’s the drug? Where’s the medicine?! It’s too dark.
Good grief, there it is!
This radium is horribly overpriced. Ten times its production cost!
Oh that wretched druggist! I gave him other options this morning. I wouldn’t be here now if he just let me pay even half. I wouldn’t be stealing this if he just…
But I won’t let my wife suffer from her sickness any longer. This is for her!
I’ve never done this before. I think this won’t be considered as stealing.
I’ll just leave this $1000 in this spot.
Now what? Where should I hide later?
The Heinz dilemma inspired me to write this story. You can read it here (wiki article).
Does the end justify the means?