britewordworm

March 15, 2011

Word Twenty-Five: Trouble Lurking

Filed under: 100 Themes Challenge — by britewordworm @ 11:56 pm

Carla collapsed into the driver’s seat of her beloved Dodge Neon. It was the end of a long work day, and it was getting late. Carla started her car, and was pulling out of the lot when her cell phone started ringing. “Unknown Number” appeared on the screen, and Carla’s heart pounded with fear. She answered the phone uneasily.

“Hello?”

No response.

She repeated her question, mentally daring the caller to speak.

Still, no response.

A few moments later, the call disconnected, and the realization hit Carla. She knew who it was, and she knew she had only moments to escape.

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