The Tour Guide

Photo prompt © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

 

“They really keep people out?” Millie could not see the logic.

“Yep.” Brendan smirked. People’s reactions were priceless. Not quite the tour’s highlight, but almost.

“But why?” came the expected follow-up.

“Because they don’t want anyone inside their store.” He answered.

There were two main reactions: sputtering disbelief or shake-the-head-at-the-morons. He predicted Millie as the former, and as always, he was right.

“So they’re traders who don’t want to trade?!”

Wrinkles made tracks in her makeup. She probably shouldn’t try. Then again, perhaps she would look worse without it.

“Yep!” he glanced at his watch. “Now, to our haunted library…”

 

 

For Rochelle’s FridayFictioneers

 

 

51 thoughts on “The Tour Guide

    • 🙂 Thanks, Penny!
      I have a feeling the tour guide isn’t all that kind to the people he takes around … and perhaps he is a little bored, or … just the local’s slightly dismissive view of gullible tourists who find something marvelous in what is to the townspeople, a normal eccentricity … 😉

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