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 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

by Smitty

“Sometimes you’re the dog; sometimes you’re the fire hydrant,” mused R.

“Yep. Shifting elements, sometimes you’re on fire; sometimes the hydrant doesn’t put out,” replied B.
They sat in the dim bar so far out in Georgetown that it was more like Bethesda.
“I have literally no idea what to do next. It’s like asking: how would you fix some bombed-out variation of Venezuela,” moaned R.
“I’m reminded of that Jack Kirkpatrick line in Airplane! ‘. . .they bought their tickets, they knew what they were getting into. I say, let ’em crash.'” snarled B.
The Russian timed his selection beautifully.

Thanks, Darleen!


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