Friday Fictioneers – Romance

Every week, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (thank you, Rochelle!) hosts a flash fiction challenge, to write a complete story, based on a photoprompt, with a beginning, middle and end, in 100 words or less. Post it on your blog, and include the Photoprompt and Inlinkz hyperlink on your page. Link your story URL. Then the fun starts as you read other peoples’ stories and comment on them!

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PHOTO PROMPT © CEAyr

Romance

The job had been messy. To escape, I’d ridden my scooter three hundred kilometres through heat and dust to the quiet town of Medville. At the bar “Le Soleil d’Or” I found a much-needed drink – and her.

She had black hair and green eyes – unusual here, where bottle-blonde and sunbed-bronze are the norm.

What fun we had!

Walking hand in hand along the beach. Sampling the produce of local wineries. Eating pizza, ratatouille, bouillabaisse.

But now she nags me.

She asks questions.

And yesterday I saw her visit the gendarmerie.

The pistol in the carry-box of my scooter isn’t licensed.

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