She opened the envelope and screamed.

This was not the day to be squeamish. This was the day her daughter would be returned. Unharmed.

The finger was the wrong size and shape. John, when he overcame his initial shock, told her it was plastic.

They had both made the decision not to tell the police, followed the kidnapper's instructions to the letter.

So why was the envelope sent? A reminder of what could happen or was there something else going on?

Whilst Megan was making a cup of tea, John wondered whether to tell her about the tiny photo he found wrapped around the finger.

His daughter with her natural mother.

The one that he and his wife had stolen her from.


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aDudeNamedJay over 8 years ago

Whilst... good word, nice job! ;)

Jumper over 8 years ago

Lol, you're so good at this! xD thanks for sharing :)

Jumper over 8 years ago

oh geez, i just realized i named a character angela in my story Dx ignore that please.

Anglea (joined over 8 years ago)

Six minute story is brilliant as a daily mental excercise to write on a variety of topics. It involves a lot of trial and error before I finish in the given time.

I am often surprised which of my stories receive the most views, often those I planned to delete.

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She opened the envelope and screamed.
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