FRIDAY FICTIONEERS: Do you have any money here?

Copyright - Danny Bowman

Copyright – Danny Bowman

“Hey, Bizma take a pic of me with this antique!”

“What is it?” Bizma asked snapping a shot the item solo.

“It’s a pay phone,” the museum guide-bot informed the class, “A public telephone in which pre-payment is required to make a call, in this case coins.”

“Ah, yes we covered monetary systems in class last week,” the class instructor-bot reminded the class.

“Do you have any money here?” Bizma asked curiously.

“Yes, our Paper Money of the Twentieth Century display is on the second floor. Most coins, however; were melted for their valuable raw metals during World War III.

—Futuristic Sci-Fi: 100 words—

FRIDAY FICTIONEERS: EVERY FRIDAY AUTHORS FROM AROUND THE WORLD GATHER HERE TO SHARE THEIR 100-WORDS BASED ON THE PHOTO PROMPT HOSTED BY ROCHELLE WISOFF, OFFERING CONSTRUCTIVE CRIT AND ENCOURAGEMENT TO EACH OTHER. READERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO COMMENT AS WELL. FOR MORE FRIDAY FICTIONEERS’ STORIES…



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10 thoughts on “FRIDAY FICTIONEERS: Do you have any money here?

  1. yarnspinnerr says:

    I was considering a similar take.

    Very well written.

  2. Sarah Ann says:

    I really liked this, but it’s sad that this scenario isn’t beyond the bounds of possibility.

  3. H. Ken Abell says:

    Well, at least we’ve done away with money in this speculated future… nice story.

  4. I wonder what kind of futuristic fruit I have to bring to class to be the Instructor-bot’s pet? Looking for a good WW III documentary on cable too.

  5. Dear Jennifer,
    This one gave me goosebumps. Good job.
    shalom,
    Rochelle

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