Friday Fictioneer — A Glimpse at the Future

5A1BE92E-39AF-46D7-AC26-C81BCB026A2FWhen Herschel came down to the shop floor to speak to Mildred and Greta, they assumed the worst.

“Girls,” Herschel said, “I want you to see something remarkable,” and he gestured for them to follow him to another building.

Once there, he showed them the new production line loom machine. “This, girls, is a glimpse at the future for our mill. I’ve laid off all of the other girls,” he said, “but you two are my best and this beauty is just a machine. I need your skills and talent to keep this baby humming. Are you on board?”

(99 words)


Written for this week’s Friday Fictioneers prompt from Rochelle Wysoff-Fields. Photo credit: Sandra Crook

12 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneer — A Glimpse at the Future

  1. granonine March 30, 2019 / 10:47 am

    But–what if they refuse? Or what if they don’t? Hope they get a big, fat raise if they choose to stay on!

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