The Deal

30 06 2012

Wooo! Been a while since I was active here. Well, still alive and kicking, and once more Chuck Wendig at Terribleminds put up a challenge that I just couldn’t say no to: Tell a story in three sentences and less than 100 words. Here’s mine. Three sentences, 49 words.

 

The Deal

Three silver coins lay glittering on the table’s dull surface, illuminated only by a single candle. The moment passed breathlessly and lingered forever as the two men held eye contact. A shot rang out and the coins were swept from the table by a scarred and blood-spattered hand.