The Smuggler

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Sonia heaved her relief at passing through customs without being stopped. Now to get out of the airport and find the car.

It was where they’d agreed. She fumbled for her keys, the spares given to her before the trip.

Door unlocked.

And in.

Now to switch facemasks. She tucked the used mask into the glove compartment – along with the five diamonds sewn between the layers.

66 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Smuggle


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22 Responses to The Smuggler

  1. Dale says:

    Now that is a way to smuggle! Hope she was well paid for her efforts 🙂

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  2. I held my breath, wondering what will happen to her once the diamonds were ‘delivered’ … and what ‘reward’ awaited her, all too likely booby trapped … Nice one!

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  3. nancyns384696 says:

    Wonderful!! Loved this❤️

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  4. Nope, Not Pam says:

    What a great idea, wonderful use of the prompt

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  5. Indira says:

    The smugglers always find a way. You have to be creative. Nice take though someone can use it to smuggle.:)

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  6. You’ve got me thinking as to whether this actually does go on! I wonder….!

    My 66 words!

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  7. Bill says:

    Well done. Enough drama and interest in so few words. And a diamond lined facemask to boot. 🙂

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