So, do I carry on with my story about Bill? For this week’s flash prompt, Charli asks us this:
‘In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that has an expectation met or missed. It can be an implied expectation to your reader, or a character’s expectation for an outcome. Think of how expectations can direct a story.’
No Way Out Part Three: Godsend
“Bill! Let me in…!”
Laura’s frantic knocking on the front door shattered Bill’s silence. What the…? Panic struck as he grabbed the hose, throwing it back behind the freezer while kicking the scattered toys out of view.
“Bi i i i i i i l…..” screamed Laura. She stopped in stunned silence to the creak of the garage door as it opened and Bill walked out. Turning on her heels, she rushed over.
“Thank god! I’ve been trying to call you, why didn’t you pick up…?”
“I’ve…Laura… there’s something …”
“What…? It’s Joey, you have to come, it’s bad…”