Luigi

2015-08-24 - Photo taken of an old photo in 2014 - Barbara W. Beacham
2015-08-24 – Photo taken of an old photo in 2014 – Barbara W. Beacham
The family had no idea that little Luigi would grow up to be a hunted man. Like the rest of them, he had grown up in a loving environment. Being the youngest, he had had attention lavished upon him; his every whim attended to. Maybe that had been the problem. Unknowingly the family had encouraged his belief that he deserved all he desired. And he had come to desire a life of luxury and ease. When asked, Luigi had claimed his wealth came from a well-paying job and wise investments. However, the reports in the newspapers hinted at a life of thievery and the ability to slip through the fingers of the law. The old ones shook their heads and mumbled prayers for him. The younger ones admired his audacity. And each one wondered when they would see him again as he would surely come home to the comfort of his family.

mondays-finish-the-storyDoes Luigi go home to his family?

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2015

This story was inspired by Mondays Finish the Story. Each week bloggers are encouraged to write a story of 100-150 words based on a photo prompt and sentence starter)

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37 thoughts on “Luigi

  1. Nicely done Colline! I do not think that he comes home. There would be shame with the elders and kudos from the young… Thanks for sticking with the MFtS challenge and be well… ^..^

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  2. I think he has to go home, he would want to flaunt to his family what a success he became.Interesting take on the prompt.

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