Welcome to Friday Fictioneers, when writers from around the world post 100-word stories based on a photo prompt provided on Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ blog. This week’s photo is by Jean L. Hays. Thank you, Jean!
by Jan Brown
I was finally free. I celebrated that freedom every day in my studio, a tiny loft overlooking the bay. The only thing I took from my old life was my nest egg, which I invested in equipment to continue my artwork in stained glass.
The local news featured my work when they covered the art show on the beach. That was how he found me.
I could change my hair color and my name, but I couldn’t change my artwork.
I would always be recognizable.
What he didn’t recognize was my newfound strength, the fearlessness of independence.
And my Glock-19.
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