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!”


 

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Daily Prompt: Fret

Daily Prompt: Fret



Danny clutched the case and pushed into the shop. Mendoza was perched on a stool at the counter caressing a Stratocaster.

“I been ‘specting you Danny, heard what happened.”

Danny set the case on the counter and popped it open. Inside was cradled his ’56 gold face Les Paul. The finish was dinged bad and the neck was bowed.

“Can you fix it?”

“I can straighten the neck and re-fret the fingerboard. The finish is probly done though. She threw it out in the rain, huh?”

“After she swung it at me; I don’t blame her, I prolly deserved it.”


 

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.”