The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

Posted on | March 9, 2018 | No Comments

by Smitty

They walked past the arcade on a Friday for, yeah, about the 500th time, with a smile.
Decades ago when the club had had an outing here, her coin jammed in a machine. Full of bravado, he’d hit it with the heel of his hand.
Freed the coin, sure. His eyes had welled with tears as he’d managed to fracture his wrist.
They peered at the boys and girls therein, all waving smart phones at the game sensors to run them. Wasn’t the same.
“Maybe a boy can polish his sweetheart’s screen or something,” he mused aloud, and she laughed.

via Darleen