Flora Annie Steel (1847 – 1929) was an English writer who was noted for writing books set in British India relating all features of Indian society. “How Jack went out to seek his fortune” by Flora Annie Steel will retell the reader about a boy named Jack that one morning decided to seek his fortune. On his way he met a cat, a dog, a goat, a bull, a rooster, which also agreed to make a companion to him and seek a fortune. On their way they came in sight of a house and Jack old his companions to keep still while he went up and looked in through the window to see if all was safe. And what did he see through the window but a band of robbers seated at a table counting over great bags of gold! That's the fortune that Jack was striving.