“Just switch carry-ons. That’s all you need to do.”
“Do I look dumb?”
“Don’t be that way… We’ve had a great flight. You know I’ll stand by my promises. You’ve already seen the first transaction to the Cayman’s completed before the layover.”
“You pumped me for that information before I realized you were on a fishing expedition into my husband’s company.”
“I’m not sure that’s the way hubby’ll see this if it goes public?”
“Now, you’re threatening me?”
“No threats… Basic facts. For promised confidentiality, plus a token of appreciation, this is now your carry-on? Another $250,000? It’s a win-win?”
Written for Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers. Requirements: Using the photo prompt provided, create an approximately 150 word flash story.
Written for Be A Writer – 2018. (Switched TRAIN to PLANE) Patricia Highsmith wrote a novel called STRANGERS ON A TRAIN. Use the phrase “strangers on a train” in a poem. Or, write part of a story based on this idea: a stranger your character meets on a train tries to convince your character to do something that your character finds shocking or morally wrong.