The Friday Fictioneer Challenge: Write a 100-word story based on the photo.
Could Be Worse
Michelle couldn’t believe her eyes. She’d been inside all day working overtime on a Saturday in the office building’s basement, alone. Insulated from sound and without any windows, she had no idea the storm arrived, depositing flash-flood level rains.
She’d just have to wait until the waters receded. She sighed, Saturday night at the office? How pathetic!
She retreated to the break room. Still, she thought, it could be worse. I hate getting my shoes wet. She noticed the vending machines were full, having been restocked Friday afternoon. “Orange Hostess Cupcakes in slot B-13,” she squealed in delight, “my favorite!”
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