The Battle for Supremacy

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Photo (c) Sarah Potter

The Battle for Supremacy

Words 99

 

“Wow! What a swanky home.”

“Thanks.”

“You don’t seem too pleased?”

“It’s okay.”

“You have your eyes set on a palace or what?”

“If I could, I would go back to our old ramshackle haunted house.”

“Haunted! Weren’t you scared?”

“Terrified. But that was the only house we could afford.”

“Yet you would go back?”

“It was the best of times. We were together.”

“You still are!”

“Doesn’t feel like it. Back then we were a team. We ganged up to fight our common enemy – ghosts, poverty, whatever.”

“And now?”

“We have graduated to individual sports – the ego games.

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Written for the Friday Fictioneers – a story in 100 words or less. Thanks to Rochelle for hosting this challenge and Sarah Potter for the photo prompt. To read the other stories inspired by this prompt click here.

Thanks for reading – have a great week 🙂

 

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Dahlia

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27 thoughts on “The Battle for Supremacy”

  1. Hey that one was so relative, cant find a better word, i identify with each and every word you wrote, yet memories can create a havoc at times……lovely, master of words…..

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