Patriarchs of the Village

Primary Genre: Satire

Word Count: 1,900

Description and Details:

A comical short story set in the late 1800's that follows a group of men who think they have all the answers while the town around them is falling apart.

This is a short story for a collection of stories I am writing with a friend. The collection is called Ripping on Rip.

I would like to know how the story comes across overall. Also wondering if the ending is satisfactory, sudden, or just doesn't work. I was originally planning on going darker with the ending, but took it back to keep it light hearted. I'd like to know if that is the right move.


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