While Sally G. Cronin is at the Blogger Bash a few of us are filling in with some short stories. Today it is my honor to tell a story on Sally’s blog. A visit there is so much fun.
I am delighted to welcome John Howell to the festival with his short story The World Darkly.
Frank is cycling on the beach and sees something shining in the sand. He hopes it might be of value, but is disappointed since it is only a pair of sunglasses. He gets off the bike and picks them up. He turns them over and notices they are finely made not like the usual junk people throw away. He finally opens them and on the inside of one of the ear pieces are the words The World Darkly in gold. Must be the slogan, he thinks. Frank looks around to see if anyone has noticed him pick them off the beach. There is only an old couple pretty far away walking in his direction. He wonders if they are coming back to get them…
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