Trapping The Beast

Photo by: Al Forbes

Several people had disappeared down the escaped Tyrannosaur’s maw during its rampage through the streets. The entire city was in an uproar. Luckily, the police had chased the creature into the closed confines of the Brandt Auditorium.

Policemen surrounded the building. Officers set up cordons and locked all the doors closed to trap the terrifying animal. Standing outside and worrying about the people trapped with the T-Rex, Auditorium Director Fulbright was apoplectic.

At last, Fulbright reached the Tyrannosaur’s handler, Gerrold Carlson, on the phone.

“How many people are in with the T-Rex?” said Carlson.

“At least 150,” said Fulbright. “Please, you’ve got to stop this thing.”

“Good God,” said Carlson. “I can be there in five minutes.”

“It’s a lawyer’s convention,” added Fulbright. “Can you imagine the litigation?”

“Lawyers, you say?”

“Yes, lawyers!”

Carlson sighed with relief. “Well then. I’ll be there after I finish breakfast.”

“What cheek!” screeched Fulbright. “You said you could be here in five minutes.”

“Not to worry. The killing is over.”

“Hardly! There’s all those lawyers inside with it.”

“They’ll be fine,” soothed Carlson. “You don’t expect the T-Rex to eat anything rotten do you?”
Written for Sunday Photo Fiction:

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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17 Responses to Trapping The Beast

  1. James says:

    New twist on a lawyer joke. Nice.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. List of X says:

    Hey, some of these lawyers could be fresh out of law school!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Lyn says:

    Carlson could have waited until after lunch had it been politicians trapped inside with the T-Rex 😀


    • EagleAye says:

      Haha! He could’ve taken a week and visited the Florida Keys if it was politicians. With any luck the T-Rex would’v gotten hungry enough to eat them anyway. 😉 Thanks Lyn! 🙂


  4. draliman says:

    A sort of double-twist there!


  5. ceayr says:

    I guess some things are indigestible, even for T Rex.
    Poor wee beastie.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Mike says:

    I guess that there has to be some benefit to being a lawyer. However this T Rex may like his meat, well, tasty…

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Indira says:

    Haha. Are they rotten than our politicians?


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