His life is a sorry tale of wretchedness and penury. Tattered clothes, soiled face and bony body!
An ornately-clad teenage boy arrives, flings a coin and whisks off in a fancy car he has presumably inherited from his super rich dad.
He gazes down dolefully at the latest catch by his begging bowl….his sole inheritance.
[You may also like to read 'The Hand', one of my favorite 55-word stories. Read it here.]