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.