Point of view- #Friday Fictioneers

Vanessa pushed the curtains aside and took in the scene outside the window. The ferry in the bay was leaving and so was the family across the street. Their caravan was loaded and they just had to lock up the house.The smell of salty sea spray filled the air.Everyone was in such a happy mood.

Well, almost everyone. Despondently, she looked down at the dentist’s tools and sighing, turned back to her patient.
He sat quite still in the chair, mouth hanging open. She adjusted her mask.

So much easier to remove teeth from a skeleton, she thought.

PHOTO PROMPT Copyright-Ted Strutz
PHOTO PROMPT Copyright-Ted Strutz
©Shailaja V
Word count: 100
Written for the Friday Fictioneers-  Click here to read the prompt and here to read the other entries in the link-up.
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34 thoughts on “Point of view- #Friday Fictioneers

  1. Dear Shailaja,

    Loved the twist at the end. It makes me wonder whose skeleton this might be. Nicely done tale that left me wanting to know more.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

  2. Hmmm … a dental pathologist – archeologist? Interesting read the twist left me a wondering why she was working on a skeleton.

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