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Pay attention (Friday Fictioneers)

November 4, 2021
PHOTO PROMPT © Jennifer Pendergast

“You will stay here, waiting for our signal.”

“Which will be?”

“You’ll hear it.”

“That’s only a little ominous.”

The third member of their party shook his head. “It should be very ominous. It’ll involve a big bang.”

“Bang?” I ask.

“More like a boom.” The leader of our group said. All I could see of his face above the mask was a raised eyebrow. But I could sense the smirk.

The heist looked good. I still didn’t know if I could trust these two, but they were the best.

I needed the best.

Tonight, we’d win Dungeons & Dragons.

This is a Friday Fictioneers Prompt

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26 Comments
  1. Nice buildup and sting in the tail, Laurie

  2. Wonderful take. I’m going to try dungeons for the first time Sunday too.

  3. That was a great misdirect!

  4. Hehehe. You need to plan well to win at D&D. I love what you saw in the picture.

  5. That brought back some childhood memories! Nicely done.

  6. Well done. A story will promise. 🙂

  7. Let battle commence, just not the one I was originally expecting! Nice one Laurie.

    Here’s mine!

  8. I love the idea of the ‘boom’!

  9. I loved the build up to the twist. Not what I expected at all and that’s always good. Well done!

  10. Dear Laurie,

    I enjoyed the bait and switch. Fun piece.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

  11. Unexpected endings are always a delight, and this is no exception 🙂

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