Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge to write a 200-word story based on a photo prompt. Thanks to C.E. Ayr for this weeks challenge. To see what other stories were inspired by this great photo, just go here.
This week is a continuation of my last story, Just Sports. I couldn’t leave Frank and Diane hanging in marital disarray and I hope you agree, things are getting interesting.
Diane was adamant.
“I want four hours, every Saturday morning. No questions asked.”
“What do you mean, no questions asked. What do you plan to do?”
“No questions. Not where I go, not whom I’m with. Those are my conditions.”
The couple sat at separate ends of the therapist’s couch. The World Cup had torn their marriage apart. Diane wanted a divorce, but Frank begged they try counseling first. His sports obsession was out of control and he was willing to do anything to keep his wife.
On Saturday morning, Diane left the house without a word. She drove to the park where she saw Barry’s car. It was early, and they were quite alone.
“Frankie is OK with this?” Barry asked. Frank was his best friend and he wanted to make sure he had his blessings first.”
“It’s complicated. The less he knows, the better.”
“I like you Diane, but I’m not sure you are worth losing a friend over.”
“You are such a silly boy. Can we go now?”
“Whenever you are ready.” Barry pointed to the bicycles. “You are officially in training for the Hotter ‘N’ Hell Hundred.”