Newcastle Herald short story competition finalist 2018: A Guilty Moment

By Bruce Jones
January 25 2018 - 7:39pm
WORTH 1000 WORDS: Each day we will publish a finalist in the Herald short story
competition. The winner will be announced on January 27. Picture: Simone De Peak
WORTH 1000 WORDS: Each day we will publish a finalist in the Herald short story competition. The winner will be announced on January 27. Picture: Simone De Peak

THE white scruffy dog ambled down the street with no apparent intent other than to mark the occasional tyre or signpost and fill the day as only dogs can. There was nobody on the street except for Tom and the dog. They could have been the last two living creatures on Earth.

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