Title: Gotta Get Away
Source: 100 Word Wednesday: Week 14
Word count: 100 words
Maddie leaned back in her chair trying to catch the waiter’s eye.
“How do I get out of here?” she thought.
Maël continued his prattle asking her questions she didn’t want to answer. He didn’t seem to notice. Instead, he reached over and grabbed her hand. She recoiled and stifled a scream. She knew she had to get away.
Maël leaned further across the table.
“I… I have to visit the ladies room,” she said as she stood. She headed to the bathroom, took a detour through the kitchen and out the back door. Once In the alley, she ran.
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Jo Hawk The Writer