While winter still rages in my part of Indiana, our picture prompt reminds me that summer, and then fall, will come. Oh yes, spring is in the mix as well! It is good once again to join Rochelle Wisoff-Fields and the wonderful group of Friday Fictioneers with more Flash Fiction of 100 or so words.
As I looked closely at the picture I saw French road signs and what appears to be a white Peugeot that is in hot pursuit of the speeding tractor in “Le cas du voleur qui fait Hay!” or ‘The Case of the Thief Who Makes Hay!’
Enjoy and feedback welcomed!
Le cas du voleur qui fait Hay!
‘The Case of the Thief Who Makes Hay!’
by Jim Kane ©
It took Jean-Pierre Clement about ten minutes to realize that both he and his partner, Didier Toussaint, were in trouble. For not only was Toussaint trapped among large and weighty bales of hay on a flatbed trailer that was being driven by the local hay thief, he had failed to take his allergy medicine that morning and was miserably suffering as he radioed his partner as to location.
As Clement was silently catching up on the errant thief, the radio transmissions were growing faint.
« Accrochez-ce! Je viens! »
But it was too late. Disoriented, Toussaint dropped his radio through to the floor!
Hysterical sneezing followed…