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The timing was bad.

“It’ll have to wait,” Maria said.

Todd concurred. “If we’re to reach a lasting agreement, we can’t get distracted.”

Susie took the pizza out of David’s hands and smiled knowingly. “Sorry, greedy.”

David sighed as she took it away. On the sofa, Todd resumed talking about the bills and Maria chimed in about the rota for household chores.

“People also have to stop eating each others’ food without permission.” Susie added.

Meanwhile, the treat in the other room whispered David’s name. So while the others jabbered, oblivious, he slipped away and gave in to his cravings.

This was written with words from Three Word Wednesday and photo prompt from Friday Fictioneers. Photo by Dale Rogerson.


Iain Kelly said...

Ah, student living. Bound to end in argument and falling out! nice post.

April 12, 2017 at 11:33 AM
Sheilagh Lee said...

love your post

April 12, 2017 at 11:38 AM
Bettina@BeautySwot said...

lead us not into temptation

April 12, 2017 at 2:54 PM
Old Egg said...

it is not as much fun easting pizza on your own when you can't gloat with pride on getting the last piece!

April 13, 2017 at 2:05 AM
AMelodyPearson said...

Pizza should always be a group meal. Nicely done. Good combination of dialogue and exposition.

April 14, 2017 at 4:41 PM
Roger said...

Great creation from two challenges. Well done. Loved the dialogue.

April 16, 2017 at 4:39 PM

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