Richard looked at the steering wheel in his hands and felt fear.
He drove fast. He had to get away, but he reflected on his surroundings. He had always loved this highway with its view of the ocean. Now it was a place where he felt trepidation.
Richard kept looking in his rear view mirror. He saw something in the distance. He recognized Arnold’s car. Arnold was a vengeful coward with a fragile ego and muscles the size of softballs.
Arnold was a sociopath. A mean, whisky drinking liar who tried to con everyone he knew. His friends saw him as a fun, nice man, but he wasn’t.
Arnold was behind him now, swerving and trying to run him off the road. Richard knew he might as well pull over. He got out of the car.
Arnold bellowed, “You owe me money. Time to pay up!”
Richard could tell he was drunk. Arnold came running at him, swinging his fists. Richard was ready for him, standing at the side of the road. As Arnold reached him, swinging and yelling, Richard stepped aside. He stepped the wrong way. Right over the edge of the cliff. Arnold ran right into Richard’s car.
*Thanks to Susan and Anurag Bakhshi for photo prompt!
Richard made a complete mess of that! Unexpected ending, well done.
Two losers! Nice one Rosemary
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Don’t pick up a fight when drunk. If you want your money come prepared with money and muscle.
Wait, did Richard end up falling??
Oops…clearly Richard wasnt ready!
Wow, the wrong man went over the cliff, you caught me out with that ending.