The Magician (part 7 of 7)

CHAPTER 5

HOME FOR GOOD

 

Moses was awake but still in bed when he heard the doorbell ring. A glance at the clock told him it was a quarter to five.

 

"It can only be Tyler and his family." Moses said aloud to himself.

 

He actually smiled. It had been a long time since he had what he would call company, other than the anonymous carers imposed on him by the social services. Moses threw on a robe and made his way down the stairs to open the front door.

 

There stood Ty and his family, wife and two children, the older girl standing holding Ty’s hand, the other straddling his mother’s hip.

 

"Well, good morning Ty, and good morning Jenny-Clare, it’s lovely to meet you and your two lovely girls. I assume you are Jessie and Mickey's the youngest one?"

 

"That’s right, Moses," Jenny-Clare answered, "we want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for this opportunity you have given us."

 

"Oh please call me Mo. Right, are we all looking for a fun day out?"

 

"We are," Ty added, "Are you ready or do you need to get changed?"

 

"One moment," Mose...

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Tony Spencer
Jun 9 2020

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