This is for Bikurgurl’s 100 Word Wednesday #173.
Days after the landslide, some of the shops at the local market were opened.
A young lad came up to stand beside the fruit seller, offering him garden picked beautiful flowers. He accepted with a smile, patting the boy. Wishing him a good day, the boy departed; ensuring that his deft handed companion had stuffed a few apples in his long jacket before scurrying away.
In better spirits for the first time since her illness, he was rewarded with a delighted smile at presenting her favourite fruit.
A thief he may be, but he wanted to be the best brother.
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