As it’s almost another Wednesday, I’d better post last week’s episode of my continuing short story.
The prompt words are earnest, layer, reactive.
By now it sounded as if the mob would soon reduce the shop door to splinters. Pierre’s response was reactive. ‘There’s an outside toilet in the yard. Go in there and lock the door, but first you need do unlock the back gate. I should be able to fool them into thinking that you ran straight through.’
Her earnest expression relaxed. ‘God bless you,’ was all she said.
He had just pushed her outside when one voice rose above the others, ‘Open the door and give us the slut.’
Pierre wiped the layer of perspiration from his forehead before he replied.