for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt where the given word is Vault and the limit, 56 words.
The old court-house had been for sale for ages.
‘It’s haunted’ some said. ‘A murderer who was hung in the vault. Jacob’.
The agent showed me around. ‘The vault?’ I asked.
We climbed down the steps.
‘By the way, what’s your name?’
‘Jacob’ he murmured as the door slammed shut behind us.