Privet’s Farm, isolated from other farms sat exposed to the elements.
And in the dismal weather nobody noticed the man braving nature to reach the remote location, not even the inhabitants of the farm. They’d have known him for a harbinger of sorrow.
One knock at the door and Linda Privet opened, her eyes widening in shock. And then understanding shone in her eyes. Recognizing he must have come to evict them for failing to pay her father’s debts, she invited the man inside. The harvest this year wouldn’t come close to matching what her father owed.
Instead he came with an offer. Because she had four younger siblings and a mother whose mind was gone, Linda had no choice. She signed her life and soul away: a small price to ensure her family had a roof over their head and a chance at a future.
In response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Finish Off Friday’s prompt Privet’s Farm