Give my regards to Davey Jones, mate.







Toby gloated over the estate and raised a glass, “Here’s to you mate. Never knew you’d made me your heir. I suppose being an only child, having the money, the girls, but never marrying, it makes sense you’d leave it to your poor old playmate from the village.
The times you fell in that lake. You were a good swimmer in those still waters but the ocean’s another proposition.
I didn’t know until a week ago, that is. Just before you went overboard for the last time.
Funny, you didn’t know it was me rocking the boat back then, either.”

Written for Friday Fictioneers – a 100 words story based on a photo prompt. Hosted by Rochelle. Read the other entries here.

27 thoughts on “Give my regards to Davey Jones, mate.

    • I think you have a good point there. Whilst the main character is quite evil, the other appears very naive about the true nature of their relationship, but then maybe he’s always had so much of the good life, he’s never had to worry about the bad side.

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    • Thank-you for another considered comment. I’m glad you liked it. Seems he was always evil and can do such a thing without compulsion.


    • Yeah but it appears not just at the end when he wanted the money, secretly throughout thier lives he’s resented the other. Thanks for commenting


  1. Sounds like a lifetime of resentment built up. I like the way the reader starts off thinking that Toby is mourning the loss of his friend and then finds out that he’s not such a nice chap at the end. A well constructed story.


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