CCC219: Charlie’s Aunt

Charlie sat on his favourite seat, high on Cannon Hill. Folks might have thought he was gazing out to sea. They might have thought – with how often he was there – that he was waiting for something or someone.

In a way he was, but not for a ship as the townsfolk might have thought. He was waiting for his aunt, or rather her ghost.

A circus performer, she had died when the cannon from which she was supposed to be launched misfired and a fault in the structure caused an explosion.

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15 Responses to CCC219: Charlie’s Aunt

  1. Sadje says:

    Ouch! What a painful way to die

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Nope, Not Pam says:

    Wow, what a twist. 😳

    Liked by 1 person

  3. I love a story that ends with a bang! 💣

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Dale says:

    Oh dear! What a horrid way to go!

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