100 Word Challenge – Week 35

Joining the weekly 100 words challenge for Grown ups. This week the prompt is to use the following prompt with no more than 100 words.

……the red box…… 

As he lifted the red box and placed it on his desk he was shacking a little inside. He knew that as he later opened the red box and subsequently read from the papers inside he would absolutely have made his mark in history. He would either be labelled the chancellor who made history or the one who damaged his career in the time it took to read the details. Either way, he was reading what he believed was absolutely the best thing to do. To be the best, you must do the right thing. There was no turning back.

Taking part in the 100 word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week #35

About Julie Goucher

Genealogist, Author, Presenter, native Guildfordian, avid note taker and journal writer. Lover of Books, Stationery & History; Surnames, Butcher & Orlando One-Name Studies. Pharos Tutor for all One-Name Studies/surname courses as well as Researching Ancestors from Continental Europe.
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9 Responses to 100 Word Challenge – Week 35

  1. lucidgypsy says:

    Aha I'm in the westcountry and also have border terrorists! nice writing!


  2. SusanKMann says:

    Excellent, very topical piece.


  3. Sandra Crook says:

    Nice one this. I'll reserve comment about the budget itself. Well done for topicality.


  4. Anglers Rest says:

    …We will, although I don't suspect today!


  5. Anglers Rest says:

    Wouldn't we all, I dare say we won't see it today!


  6. jonesingafter40 says:

    I would love to see a leader stand up and do the right thing!


  7. Anna says:

    It's nice to think that he thinks he is saying what he believes in.
    We shall see!


  8. Given the chaotic state of politics here in the US, I truly appreciate the reality of how every decision can make or break a political career.


  9. I see you went with the political meaning for your story. I don't completely understand that side, but I can sense the importance of it in your piece.


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