The High-rise!

Photo prompt – Marie Gail Stratford 

He watched the building with narrowed eyes. He knew that the moment of truth had finally arrived. He didn’t want to do it but had no choice. Your opinion didn’t count. They inched closer to the highrise. He placed his hand in the back pocket and found what he was looking for safely hidden. He watched the innocent strangers on the street who had no idea what was about to transpire. They reached the entrance and his girlfriend entered bloomingdale’s. His worst nightmare just became a reality.He withdrew his wallet from the pocket and clutched his credit card desperately……

 

Author’s Note : This post is a part of Friday fictioneers,  a weekly challenge set by Rochelle Wisoff Fields to write a 100-word story in response to a photo prompt. You can find other storieshere.

21 Comments

  1. Iain Kelly

    He’s got no chance! 🙂

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    1. Ryan Fernandes (Post author)

      You bet!

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  2. rochellewisoff

    Dear Dr. Ryan,

    Welcome aboard the Friday Fictioneers bus. Apparently, your MC is also getting ready to be taken for a ride. 😉

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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    1. Ryan Fernandes (Post author)

      Thank you very much! Enjoying being a part already!

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  3. Susan A Eames

    Oh dear! Is he already paying for her? Foolish fellow. 🙂

    Susan A Eames at
    Travel, Fiction and Photos

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    1. Ryan Fernandes (Post author)

      Haha…. I share your sentiments

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  4. granonine

    First you had me in terror, and then you had me laughing. Great post, and welcome 🙂

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    1. Ryan Fernandes (Post author)

      Thank you very much

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  5. Nan Falkner

    That’s why I carry my own card! Great story and very truthful! I feel sorry for the forlorn husbands sitting in the chairs provided for silent husbands. Good story and entertaining!

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    1. Ryan Fernandes (Post author)

      Thank you

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  6. Mike

    “his wallet” . . . I was thinking about a weapon. Sad how we have coming condition to that thought, especially after recent events. But your story does describe the feeling husband sometimes feel.

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    1. Ryan Fernandes (Post author)

      Yes it is sad that our first thoughts go to a weapon. Hopefully things change soon. And yes hope those husbands are safe too

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  7. Sunita Saldhana

    Hahaha! You had me there for a minute!

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    1. Ryan Fernandes (Post author)

      Thank you for dropping by! 😀 All the best for #NaNoWriMo

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  8. Keith's Ramblings

    Oh yes, I know that feeling! Nice one Ryan.

    Click to read my FriFic!

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    1. Ryan Fernandes (Post author)

      Oh no! I feel sorry for you!

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  9. spicedmullings

    The buildup is awesome. I thought it was a bomb triggering that he had in min. Kudos!

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    1. Ryan Fernandes (Post author)

      Thank you 🙂 For him, it must’ve felt like a bomb 😀

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  10. Norma

    That was a nice one. Had me laughing.

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    1. Ryan Fernandes (Post author)

      Thank you 🙂

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  11. Dale

    Ha ha! Ryan! I love how you had us all stressed then gave me a torticolis with your shift!

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