Entitlement – Chimera 66

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Entitlement

“Fine!” Walter shooed the waitress with a negligent flick of his hand. “Go away now.”

“You needn’t treat her that way,” commented Todd.

“I’m enjoying my wealth,” said Walter. “I’m entitled.”

He swallowed an oyster without looking at it. An immense pearl, a symbol of wealth, blocked his windpipe.

Frantically, Walter gestured to Todd for help.

“Sorry,” said Todd, sipping his coffee. “I’m enjoying the irony.”
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The word prompt for this week’s Chimera 66 writing challenge is: Oyster. This is my answer to the challenge. Look here for more stories based upon the prompt: http://www.grammarghoulpress.com/chimera-66-writing-challenge-5/

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About EagleAye

I like looking at the serious subjects in the news and seeking the lighter side of the issue. I love satire and spoofs. I see the ridiculous side of things all the time, and my goal is to share that light-hearted view.
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12 Responses to Entitlement – Chimera 66

  1. Lyn says:

    He certainly wasn’t enjoying his additional new found wealth at that moment. Another good one, Eric 🙂

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  2. And I’m enjoying your writing. Good one!

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  3. storydivamg says:

    Great story, Eric! My spouse and I have recently been in some situations in which people who chose to be downright rude to us didn’t realize that we were close personal friends with an individual high up in their company. It’s always a good idea to be kind. You never know when Karma (or just circumstances in general) will strike you down.

    All my best,
    Marie Gail

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    • EagleAye says:

      Thanks Marie! I totally believe in being kind at all times. It’s not only good, it feels good to make someone else feel valuable and appreciated. And you never know when that karma will pay off. The flip side of that can be truly nasty sometimes. It’s not something to fool with. Glad you enjoyed the story. Thank you kindly! 🙂

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  4. Pearls before swine, eh? Another scalpel-wielding story, EagleAye’d Eric–nice work!

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  5. Suzanne says:

    Hahaha! That closing line is superbly satisfying. 😀

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