Another Friday Fictioneers roundup! Make sure you read all the other stories inspired by this wonderful picture. I may have used 3 words to many, but as I had 4 extra last week, does that even out? 😉 As Always, thanks to Rochelle for gathering us for our flash fiction bonanza.
“Did you get it?”
“What would you say if I didn’t?”
“Tell me!” she pouted.
“I wasn’t the only person at the auction, you know. I might have been outbid. Will you still love me?”
“Always, baby. Now, tell me, tell me!”
He whipped the precious gift from behind his back, then struck a sommelier pose.
“Does this please the lady?”
“Oh my, yes,” she purred. She trailed a gloved finger down the bottle, distracting him from seeing the gun in the other hand.
“But, why?” he gasped.
“Chateau de Sable. It’s my heritage, and I am not inclined to share, ma cherie.”