Rochelle sets us a one hundred word, flash fiction challenge, prompted by a photo, each week. Why not give it a try?
Jim had everything set: the perfect retirement home on the beach, beautiful scenery, idyllic setting. He knew getting Carrie there would be a challenge; all of her phobias and hang-up impinging. She wouldn’t fly and boats terrified her, but she agreed to take the sedatives and go for it. But Jim was delayed, so Carrie had to travel alone.
The pink house was empty. Jim searched but Carrie was nowhere to be found. She hadn’t got on the plane. Their old house was sold. No-one back home had seen her. Friends and family couldn’t help. Where should he retire now? (100)