The Carrot Ranch is changing. This week’s prompt as ‘I made a wish’. This is the link to the challenge post. I’d like to link to the collection of stories form all contributors, but there will be a period before that is available and, if you want to join in, you need to follow the link. . Please click through, here, and see how this prompt has inspired another 99 word takes
Nervy Arrhythmia, Little Tittweaking’s blacksmith was commissioned to make a wish for the Reverend Dimpled Whitethigh to reward her contribution to village life, viz keeping her sermons were under twenty minutes.
It was a surprise to all that on the day the wish was presented, Nervy was to be found drowning his sorrows in the back bar of the Compost and Rot.
‘What’s wrong?’ the assembled multitudes asked. ‘This is a day to celebrate your amazing creation. It’s beautiful. And you can put on your mantelpiece.’
Nervy nodded. ‘Yes, but there’s one worry.’
‘What if it comes true?’