Tag: Ficlets

  • Ficlet: Franchisement

    Written as a Ficlet sequel for A Loaded Gun in the Mailbox by Will Hindmarch. The original Ficlet ended thusly: He goes inside, past his wife, who’s doing dishes, and gets the phone. He dials 911. She asks what’s wrong. “There’s a hand holding a gun in our mailbox,” he says. “Finally,” she says. “……