Posted for Friday Fictioneers -8th January 2016
Having just got back from South America might have something to do with my choice of story for this week’s photo prompt. Hope you enjoy. 🙂
The Ransom – (100 words)
“Guillermo Montoya Cabreza?”
“Who is this?”
“Shut up and listen. We have your daughter. Ten million, you have one week. Contact no-one, wait for instructions. Understand?”
Guillermo understood, he knew better than to double-cross kidnappers. He waited at the deserted airstrip watching the air ripple beneath the approaching jet.
A pock-faced man in black disembarked the plane. Guillermo handed him a heavy leather holdall. The man opened the bag, flicked the bundles of notes and spoke into a walkie-talkie.
A small, frightened girl emerged from the plane and ran to her father’s arms.
That night, in Bogota, a telephone rang…