Photo Fiction Entry for 4/28/2013 “The Price”

Less than 150 words for Alastair’s Photo Fiction *:


**The Price**

They had all been told that when it was time, it would be obvious. Those looking up while in the yard at this exact moment now knew what that meant.  Judgment day had been considered an urban legend until now. Each one of them had enjoyed the last of their holiday lobster meals and hundreds of available cable television stations. No more family or conjugal visits either, for those lucky enough to have been that fortunate. What was in store for them each did not know, but what had been become apparently clear was that there was a price for everything in this world and they were about to pay theirs.


*For anyone interested in having their own go at it, the deadline is a week from Sunday, April 28, 2013 and for rules and details, you can visit the blogger’s page/site: