With a Hat in Hand?

by Steve Mitchell

Back, way back, in the summer of nine, that hot, thirsty time, when T. Trafalgar Johnstone ran for the power, when he reached beyond his grasp, when he strived and cried and tried and failed and, having failed, fled, at once, into the wilderness, still crying, deep into a pit, a cavern, a cave known as The Cavern of the Vengeance, everyone laughed and waved a goodbye and no one believed they’d ever see him ever again.

But

T. Trafalgar Johnstone returned…

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© Steve Mitchell 2015

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