Friday Fictioneers is a group of bloggers that write 100-word stories after being inspired by a photo posted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. We are allowed to use the photo in our post and encouraged to leave each other comments. I always appreciate anyone who takes the time to leave a comment on any of my posts.
He held one hand out to her. The other hand held the heavy briefcase.
“Come on, Alexis. You know that you don’t belong here.”
She stood still looking at his hand.
This wasn’t a small town, but it wasn’t big. There were no operas, no ballets. But she was safe here, near her family. If she got on the plane they’d be leaving the country. She might have to learn another language.
Her mother once laughed at her, telling Alexis she barely spoke English and should master it before learning another.