Title: Due Diligence
Word count: 100 words
Dianne’s heart raced. Today wasn’t a normal day. Usually she donned white cotton gloves to protect the delicate manuscripts and ancient texts she read. She searched the world requesting and gaining access to rare volumes written in arcane languages. The ink faded and difficult to read. It was worse when the ink eroded the paper leaving lace and obliterating meaning.
Today a rented boat and diver waited. They knew only what she needed them to know. If her research was correct, she would find the evidence she needed to confirm her conclusion. Today she hoped to find the sunken treasure.
Keep on writing.
Jo Hawk The Writer