The objective is to write a 100 (word limit is not rigid) word story based on a photo prompt.
My story follows the photo prompt below
Copyright –Kent Bonham
The Haunted Mansion
He inherited the mansion, its surrounding estates and riches. Yet had none to assuage his lonely heart.
The thought of jumping off the mansion occurred to him quite often. Many a time he climbed to its roof but vertigo got the better of his intention as he neared the ledge.
A split second before he drifted away, he saw the tall mansion rise before him and smiled at having tricked his nemesis. As simple as falling in bed on one’s back.
Aila screamed “Master has fallen down call the ambulance”
** I am not sure if the story comes out clearly so adding a bit of an explanation 🙂
Nemesis here refers to his vertigo problem. He avoids it by jumping off the ledge backwards i.e. like falling into bed on one’s back, so as to avoid looking down from the top of the mansion and trigger a vertigo incident. Bit of a stretch on the imagination possibly?
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