Written for the Friday Fictioneers. Story begins after the photo.
Genre: Science Fiction/Humor
Word Count: 99
“Unbelievable,” said Klinger. “A jewelry counter with nobody watching.”
“Love it,” Replied Jones. “Start picking that lock. I’ll keep watch.”
Minutes passed by with Klinger sweating and cursing at the lock.
“What’s the problem?” Asked Owen.
“My fingers. I can’t feel the lock, and I keep missing!”
“Well, let’s do this the old-fashioned way.” Owen swung a hammer at the display case…
…And missed completely.
The follow-through carried the hammer straight to his knee. Owen collapsed, howling.
As Klinger crouched to help Owen, he felt a presence. He looked up. A smirking security guard quipped, “Like our new hologram, boys?”
The Friday Fictioneers writes 100 word flash fiction from an image prompt every week. Everyone is invited to join these intrepid souls. Here’s this week’s original prompt: http://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/2013/08/28/30-august-2013/