“First find valuable item. Then explain how it is important,” her master said, and left.
She saw a torn balloon, acorns, a metal box, seashells, a rock with a face painted on it, and many more useless items. She shook her head. Nothing seemed valuable.
A while later, her master returned, and she still hadn’t picked an item.
“Too difficult? I help,” Master said.
She watched him pick up something, and carefully place it in her hand. Except, there didn’t seem to be anything there.
“Master, what is it?”
“Grain of sand. You half-done now. Other half easy, yes?”
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Written for the Friday Fictioneers, 21 OCTOBER 2016
PHOTO PROMPT © Claire Fuller
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