Welcome to Day 25 of 30 Minus 2 Days of Writing, the creative writing challenge that 4 out of 5 t-shirt designers agree is the reason for designing t-shirts. Today’s prompt is Fact or Fiction, and you can thank Linda once more for this one. Don’t forget to link up at the end of this post if you participated in today’s challenge before realizing that you desperately need a new t-shirt.
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It’s Your Turn
“Take me with you,” she said.
They left the bar in silence. He took her hand as they stepped out into the parking lot and led her to a low-slung black car. He unlocked the passenger side door and she slid into the seat. Once he’d settled in behind the wheel, he turned to her and asked: “So, where to? Which way to pick up your stuff?”
“There’s nothing at my place that I can’t live without. I’m ready to go,” and smiled as she added, “As long as you promise me we can stop someplace so I can buy a toothbrush.”
The corner of his mouth twitched upwards in response as he started the car. He pointed the car west after crossing the lot and after a few minutes on the road, switched the radio on low.
She was lost in her thoughts, fighting off the temptation to second guess this impulsive decision. Resisting the urge to tell him to pull over and let her out. She realized suddenly that he never had told her his name. Her head snapped round to look at him. Who was he? She opened her mouth and then abruptly shut it. Did she really want to know?
He asked the question before she’d had a chance to make a decision. It caught her off guard, coming so completely out of the blue without any context at all, that she’d asked him to repeat it.
“It’s going to be a long ride, Emma. So… there is a light bulb that has been lit since 1901 – fact or fiction?”
She laughed. “My name isn’t Emma, you still haven’t told me your name, and fact.”
He gave another crooked smile, “You can call me whatever you want, Emma. And yes, it’s a fact. Your turn.”
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