The A&B Building was made entirely from driftwood. Its façade was arranged in edifices that brandish the architect’s bucolic palate. What he thought to be a lame and irking day with his grandparents turned interesting instead, and Carl couldn’t help but marvel the novelty of the two-story structure before him.
“A brotherhood of gold seekers’ camp?” he asked as pictures of Jack Sparrow flashed in his mind.
Ted let a chuckle and explained, “Initially, yes, they were called ‘Arctic Brothers’. It wasn’t long before the guild grew and boasted a thousand members where men from all parts of the world met.”
“Did they get to keep piles of gold bars inside?”
“Piles? Heavens, no, but each one of them was set to find their gold.” Ted answered, amused at his grandson’s query.
Slightly disappointed, Carl asked, “Then why did you leave the guild grandpa?”
Dazed, his eyes then strayed to the silver-haired woman waiting for them in the car, “Because I’ve already found mine.”
Word Count: 156
Here is my take for this week’s Mondays Finish the Story prompt.
This week’s story begins with: “The A&B Building was made entirely from driftwood.”
Mondays Finish the Story is a unique flash fiction challenge hosted by Barbara Beacham where they provide you with a new photo each week and the first sentence of a story. The challenge is to finish the story using 100-150 words, not including the sentence provided. This challenge runs from Monday to Sunday! Get creative and have fun finishing the story!
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