Herman slammed the hatchet into the floor board three more times. Each strike sent shivers up his arm, but the board finally broke. It took him years to figure out where his grandmother hid her money from the rest of the family.
He was the lucky one out of his six siblings, parents, and twenty or so aunts and uncles.
He was the only one his grandmother trusted him with her knowledge. Even then, she only gave him vague hints so the others wouldn’t know if they listened in.
Pulling the board up, he reached in and grabbed the amulet.