Friday Fictioneers is a weekly challenge to write a complete story in 100 words or less based on a photo prompt. Thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for hosting this challenge and Björn Rudberg for this week’s prompt.
Looking back, all the signs were there; the last-minute cancellations and unanswered phone calls. The hint of lavender on his collar after working late.
After discovering the truth, I knew I must step carefully, and choose my path wisely.
There is an old proverb, opportunity knocks only once.
The news his car swerved off a mountain road left us in shock. How could such a good driver lose control?
At his funeral, I held his mother’s hand and cried.
Inside I smirked with the realization that I chose well when I picked auto-mechanics as an elective in high school.