1 May 2017

Be Prepared – A 79-word Story

Be Prepared

Last time, he damn near shit his pants. This time he was ready. He gritted his teeth and steeled his will. He knew it would happen again any minute. He stifled a small whimper. Beads of sweat trickled into his eyes. The intensity of anticipation was enough to make his knees buckle.

Finally, the doorbell rang.

He nearly passed out.

Nearly.

Progress.

“Ok, kid. Do it again.”

The Boy Scout walked away, then back up the steps, finger poised.



Posted May 1, 2017 by Janice Leagra in category "Flash Fiction

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