‘Are they close enough together?’
He looked at the room. It seemed crowded and cluttered, but apparently that’s how they used to do it.
‘Four round that small table?’ They would be banging elbows.
‘It’s how they wanted it,’ the maitre d’ shrugged.
The serving staff would have trouble manoeuvring in and out the small spaces.
‘And they’ve all been tested?’
It all looked so unhygienic, but that was what the couple had asked for – a wedding reception from 2019.
He shuddered, ‘And the hand gels, bleach, face masks, and wipes?’
‘Standing by. As soon as it’s over we’ll scrub the whole place down.’
Written for Friday Fictioneers 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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