Bill took Agnes’ arm and steered her to the pavement. ‘One too many prosecco?’
‘Come on, follow the white lines home,’ Archie called back to them.
‘Remember that time you followed the wrong white line…’
‘…all the way off the end of the boardwalk.’ Bill and Archie finished off Agnes’ story.
Archie took Agnes’ arm. ‘Another holiday over.’
‘Same time next year, Bill?’
‘Of course, wouldn’t miss it.’ Bill waved them off.
He felt the pain in his midriff.
He didn’t want to ruin a perfect evening. He would tell them later that he wouldn’t make their annual get together next year.
Written as part of the Friday Fictioneers challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (more details HERE). The idea is to write a short story of 100 words based on the photo prompt (above).
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