Flash Fridays – Oct 25th

For this weeks Flash! Friday we had 205 words to write about the following prompt:

When the Clouds Roll By (1919). Public Domain.

Not strictly legal…

“How did this happen?”
“I told you Mavis, I was outside cleaning during the thunder storm and the next minute I woke up with this splitting headache.”
Mavis vigorously kneaded the pie crust. She always baked when she was nervous. She wiped her hands on her apron, “but how does it work?”
“If you hold still I’ll show you.”

Miles placed his fingers gently on her temples. After a few seconds his face went a peculiar shade of crimson, “Well I say, I never knew you felt that way about me. I’m not sure that is even strictly legal. What exactly are you planning to do with that pineapple?”
She pulled away, “I’m terribly sorry, I didn’t mean to think that, it just popped into my head. I can’t believe you really saw it!”
“That settles it, I can’t continue as a butler, it would be a terrible waste of this gift. Will you come with me?”
“But what will we live on?”
“I shall liberate the safe combination to get us started.”
“You can’t very well just poke master in the head!”
“Simple, I’ll tell him he’s being fitted for a new bowler hat. Now hurry up and pack, and don’t forget the pineapple…”


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