The Grammar Ghouls offer a weekly photo to use as a starting point in crafting a micro short of flash fiction. Each week is a multiple of 13 and this week the budget bulges to a hefty 52 words! The story or poem must be based on the picture that comes next.
Minerva’s eyes darted around the room and she tried not to be conspicuous, but zero hour was fast approaching. She had loosened just enough supports on the tree chandelier to make sure it released and fell just as Duke Horace and Duchess Farrah reached their chairs. Only five more seconds and bang!