a washout

PHOTO PROMPT -© Rochelle Wisoff-Fields
PHOTO PROMPT -© Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

 

“This is not gonna stop. Let’s just go home.”

“And then what?”

“Watch TV or something. The game is a washout.”

“We could’ve won, you know.”

“I know. But this rain …”

“Yeah yeah … we’ll go.”

Bill inserts his key in the ignition and turns. The engine starts and stalls.

“Whaaat now!?”

He tries again and the engine, this time, coughs and stops.

“Oh, just great. We are stuck. Why can’t you get yourself a decent car? You are a total washout.”

 

(83words)

 

For Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers

 

 

 

Advertisements

13 Comments Add yours

  1. Heh-heh, nice exploration of an idiom.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Sounds like it is time for Bill to get a new friend! Nicely done!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. I hope, as the saying goes, that bad luck won’t come in threes for them with one more yet to go.
    Randy

    Liked by 1 person

  4. tagnoue says:

    Likely to happen. Good script.
    なかなかありそうな状況と少し可笑しな会話がいいですね。

    Liked by 1 person

    1. nelkumi says:

      ありがとうございます。😊

      Liked by 1 person

  5. luckyjc007 says:

    “When it rains, it pours.” Just another disappointment.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Ouch.. I guess they are in for a wet evening,

    Liked by 1 person

Please leave a message. ご意見、ご感想、お願いします。

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s