Daily Prompt; Assumption

Written for the Daily Prompt; Assumption



“How could this possibly have happened?”

“Well, I assumed… ”

“You made an assumption?  YOU MADE AN ASSUMPTION? Don’t you know what happens when you make an assumption? It makes an ass out of you and Umption.”

“That’s not quite how it goes, boss.”

“Shut up!”


 

Daily Prompt; Continue

A Drabble for the Daily



Luc had one arm around the girl; his free hand clutched the machine pistol taken from the sentry. The magazine was full; the safety off.

“Give it up, Luc!” urged the girl, “We’ll never beat Doctor Regulus, not here, not now.”

“I’ll never quit, Missy, understand? If we don’t continue, if we don’t end this now, all the others will have died in vain.”

“Oh, Luc; you’re so brave and manly!”

Missy swooned and Luc still held her in his arms when he confronted Regulus in the laboratory.

“Drop the detonator, Doctor! It’s over.”

“I’ll decide when it’s over, Luc.”