Busted

Busted

Doris lay in the dark. Something had jolted her from slumber. Its source, elusive in that waking haze. The pungent smell of booze was strong enough to induce drunkenness. There again, the squeaky hinge sheโ€™d asked Artie to oil.

A bolt of electricity radiated outwards to the tip of each tiny hair standing on end. Carter was asleep down there! She prodded Artie but the oaf might as well be dead. She bounded downstairs grabbing the kitchen broom en route.

Pushing through the door she was greeted by Carter half outside, her ass up, legs dangling from the ceiling-level window.


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Carrot Ranch Literary’s Story Challenge in 99-words.
Theme: Include Something Squeaky | Word Count: 99
Date: 2022-11-07 | Tags: #99WordStories, #carrotranch

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