Story #20 for Story A Day Challenge May 2016 and doing double duty as my Friday Fictioneer Challenge 100-word story
“I hear this new judge is a pushover.” Doug leaned towards the little gray haired old lady sitting next to him. “Not like the one who just retired. She was mean to everyone, I hear. Her nickname isn’t something I can repeat to a lady such as you. I have a plan on just how crazy to act so I won’t get chosen for jury duty. How about you?”
“I don’t have a plan,” she replied. “It’s my first time being called for jury duty, but I don’t think they’ll choose me.”
“I’m the judge who just retired.”
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