September 19: Flash Fiction Challenge – Interlude

Charli’s Carrot Ranch prompt this week:

September 19, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about an interlude. It can be a pause between two key moments, the pause between acts in a play, an intermission, or a temporary amusement Go where the prompt leads you!

Sweet Interlude

Sophia leaned against the headboard, taking a drag of her cigarette.

She smiled at her reflection in the mirror; hair messed up, lipstick a mere stain left on her lips.

She watched him pull his pants back on.

“Hurry, Sophia!”

Marco slipped his shirt on, still buttoning as he left.

Voices. Her supervisor was coming.

She flushed the cigarette down the toilet, changed, and flung the door open.

“Oh Sir, these guests, too much! Smoking in here. Smell it!”

She bustled out, to the next room waiting to be cleaned, wondering when her next interlude with Marco would be…

34 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Norah
    Sep 26, 2019 @ 11:43:08

    Just in the nick of time. Good one, Ritu.

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  3. Jim Borden
    Sep 24, 2019 @ 19:16:46

    so that’s what goes on at hotels! 🙂

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  4. robertawrites235681907
    Sep 24, 2019 @ 09:07:57

    Great use of the prompt word, Ritu.

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  5. OIKOS™-Publishing
    Sep 22, 2019 @ 19:55:48

    A little erotic one. 😉 Well done, Sis! Keep on! LoL Michael

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  6. Jennie
    Sep 21, 2019 @ 15:11:56

    This was good, Ritu!

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  7. Michael Ogazie
    Sep 21, 2019 @ 09:28:38

    Wonderful post!

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  8. syl65
    Sep 21, 2019 @ 04:36:06

    The Hanky Panky Inn!!

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  9. Charli Mills
    Sep 21, 2019 @ 01:08:47

    Excellent inuendos on multiple levels to craft a sly story in 99 words. I like this Sophia!

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  10. Michael
    Sep 21, 2019 @ 00:17:44

    Good one Ritu, I like it.

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  11. dornahainds
    Sep 20, 2019 @ 22:31:34

    Interesting 😎

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  12. Erika Kind
    Sep 20, 2019 @ 21:05:54

    Haha, certain situations or desires can make very inventive… lol

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  13. Rebecca Moon Ruark
    Sep 20, 2019 @ 20:50:56

    Fantastic–sassy and saucy! Loved it!

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  14. joylennick
    Sep 20, 2019 @ 17:56:32

    What chamber-maids get up to, eh! xx

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  15. Annette Rochelle Aben
    Sep 20, 2019 @ 17:29:23

    hot and spicy

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