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by Jeff
Rated: 13+ · Short Story · Crime/Gangster · #2154863
Musical Drabble (100-word short story) entry based on Pink Floyd's "Money."

“You sure about this?”


“Once you hand me the money, there’s no going back. I will fulfill the contract.”

“I expect nothing less,” John replied, handing him a bulging envelope.

Commissioning a hitman turned out to be a lot easier than John had thought. The harder part will be living with the knowledge that he was responsible for ending a human life.

“I’ll give you a five minute head start,” the hitman said, pocketing the envelope.

At least I won’t have to live with it much longer, John thought. And my family will be okay.

He started to run.


100 words
Prompt: Write a short story of 80-100 words inspired by the song "Money" by Pink Floyd.

Originally written for "Musical Drabble and "I Write in 2018.
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