No Fanfare

Coming home, it's such a joyous occasion... unless nobody remembers you. And you can't find your family. And your office is gone. Walter was away for many years, but he never expected this. His explanation for where he was all that time isn't helping either, and his friendly taxi driver isn't sure what to do with him.

Please note: This is a short story of approximately 1,860 words. It is a vignette told from the perspective of the taxi driver. This story will leave you with unanswered questions, just as drivers never learn the full stories of their passengers. If you prefer to read stories with tidy endings, this story may not suit your tastes.