His iPhone announces the time. It will be dawn in two hours, leaving him time to change his clothes and arrive for his seven o’clock shift. No one will suspect a thing. After all, he is a law-abiding citizen.
He grips the shovel and follows his ex-wife. She had suggested—insisted—he participated in her get-rich scheme. He obliged, knowing it would put an end to the alimony payments.
“Breathe a word about this,” says Wanda, “and I’ll testify you threatened me, forced me to help you.”
Tim smiles. And so it begins except this time, he has a plan.
Free-writing: to accept the 100-word challenge, visit Julia’s Place website.
Today’s Prompt…and so it begins…