No, this post is nothing to do with David Niven’s film of the same name from 1946, but my response to Sadje’s What Do You See photoprompt today.
Image credit Tumisu @ Pixabay
For the visually challenged reader, the image shows a pirate with treasure chest on one open page of a book and a ship on the other. Random alphabets are scattered in the space in between.
The Captain looked greedily at the treasure chest and turned with a defensive stance to face his crew on the vessel anchored off shore. No way was anyone going to steal his prize but to his dismay, his noticed his ship had diminished in size, and no-one was on board.
Things took a turn for the worst when he suddenly realised his future was in jeopardy as the letters began to lift from the page.
His long suffering wife had always said his life was an open book. That had now come to fruition as the pages were becoming blank and in doing so, confirmed he had no future.