You Never Know

PHOTO PROMPT © Ted Strutz

“What’s all of this?” Tess asked Mrs. MacQuoid.

“They are my husband’s.”

“I’m so sorry for your loss.”

Mrs. MacQuoid reached inside to remove first the package and then the box.  “These are all I want.” 

“What about the rest of the contents?

“I don’t need them.”

“What are they?”

“Unfinished manuscripts.”

“Really? What if some of them are bestsellers?

“What good would that do him now?”

“You never know.  He could become famous posthumously like Franz Kafka and Roald Dahl.”

“Fine. Do whatever you like with them.”

In time, the manuscripts were finished and published.  They became international bestsellers.

This post is for the Friday’s Fictioneers hosted by  Rochelle Wisoff-Fields.  You can find this week’s prompt Here. To read other stories or to participate, click Here.

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