The Haunted Castle

BB2380A1-FC9C-4D98-86DD-F601C9872131“Barron, what exactly did you have in mind?” Jeeves asked.

“I’m not sure, Jeeves,” the Barron said. “But you know how I always wanted to frighten them more.”

“Yes, Barron, I understand,” Jeeves said. “After all, you do charge admission for the hoi polloi to take guided tours of your “haunted” castle. I know you want them to get their money’s worth. Perhaps we can set off a large explosion above the castle walls several times a day.”

“Excellent idea, Jeeves,” the Barron said. “No one will get hurt, right?”

“Of course not, Barron, but some may shit their britches.”

(100 words)


Written for the 50 Word Thursday prompt, this week from Teresa at The Haunted Wordsmith. The challenge is to take the photo above (from Cari R. @ Pixabay) and/or the line, “I always wanted to frighten them more” (from Shirley Jackson’s We Have Always Lived in the Castle) and craft a story, anecdote, or poem between 50 and 250 words, in 50 word increments.

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