The late Mr. Tock smiled as he watched his youngest son reading under the covers by flashlight. In life, he had been too absorbed in work. It had always seemed there would be more time later.
The afterlife called to him but this felt more important. Better late than never.
The Friday Fix was very late posting their prompt this week. I know their editor has a lot going on right now. So instead of a Friday story, you get two on Sunday. Hope you enjoy this prompt story: “Write a story on being late.”