Everyone was under the impression that the giant had perished upon falling to the ground when Jack chopped down the beanstalk. But while he was stunned and unconscious after the fall, he hadn’t died.
After several hours, the giant awoke. And he was angry. Some little pissant had stolen his golden goose and his mission was to get it back. He went to where the base of the beanstalk was and, after sneaking around, to the extent that a giant can sneak around, he managed to locate the goose and grab it.
Then the giant plucked a long, golden feather from the goose’s tail and fashioned it into a quill. He crushed some blueberries he found to make ink. He located a piece of paper, dipped the quill into the blueberry ink, and wrote a note.
After he finished the note, he pinned it to Jack’s front door and left with the goose.
The next morning, Jack opened his door and saw the note, which said,
Written for this week’s Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers prompt from Priceless Joy. Image credit: Goroyboy.