Wrong Way

[<] [>]  by Michael Bernier

1 April 2010

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Drabble Challenge #58

Prompt: fool

part 1 of the series: The Wrong Way

“We’re lost!” Janet exclaimed. “This is the third time I’ve seen that boulder – we’ve been going through these woods in a big circle.”

“Okay, Miss Smarty Pants,” Dave replied, “let’s see if you can do better.”

“Fine with me!” Janet said. “We’ll go *this* way,” and headed off in a different direction at a faster pace. Dave could barely keep up.

They came upon a clearing, and before the two could stop they plopped into the middle of a quicksand pool.

As they rapidly sank into the mire Dave yelled, “You fool! At least we were safer going *my* way!”



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