Written for the Friday Fictioneers. A story about cultural clashes begins after the photo.
Word Count: 100
“Mr. Koyanagi would like to express his elation at meeting with you,” said Hiroshi, the translator.
Koyanagi was expressionless.
“Yes sir. Ain’t no pencil-neck at InterPol gonna tell me who I do business with,” said Parmer.
Hiroshi translated, “This pleases Mr. Koyanagi very much.”
“So, when are we startin’ the meetin’?”
“We are having the meeting, Mr. Parmer,” said Hiroshi.
“Fish pond is a funny place for a meeting and…” He pointed. “Is that a skull in there? What the hell?”
“That man also criticized the location for a meeting.”
Parmer turned white. “Mighty purty fishes, yes sir!”
Each week, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields presents a photo as a writing prompt for 100 words or less. Anyone may join this intrepid group of creative minds. Here’s this week’s original prompt: http://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/2013/10/30/1-november-2013/