#100WW — The Shark

AB636AAC-EEFC-4964-9AAE-986014E6B8EAThe little girl screamed and began to cry when the shark’s head popped up out of the water next to the window she was sitting at on the ride at Six Flags.

“You need to be brave,” her mother told her. “That’s not a real shark, Sweetie, it’s mechanical. It can’t hurt you.”

“Okay, Mommy,” she said. “But look at all the teeth it has.”

“The better to eat you with!” bellowed her father, who was sitting in the seat right behind his little girl.

She started to cry again and her mother gave her husband a very dirty look.

(100 words)

This is a twofer, written for both today’s one-word prompt, “brave” and for this week’s 100 Word Wednesday photo prompt from Bikurgurl.

6 thoughts on “#100WW — The Shark

    • Fandango October 18, 2017 / 9:05 am

      I suppose in the wrong hands, almost any object could do some serious damage.


    • Fandango October 18, 2017 / 11:00 am

      I guess too many people complained of getting wet. Imagine their pain!


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