Fandango’s story starters might turn out to be a semi-regular prompt for me. The “teasers” trigger the ‘odd’ in me… So, click the link above for all the info, and here’s his current teaser.
This week’s Story Starter teaser is: After the shock of seeing the amount of his latest electricity invoice wore off, Ted decided that, in order to save energy going forward, he would…
After the shock of seeing the amount of his latest electricity invoice wore off, Ted decided that, in order to save energy going forward, he would…move in with his sister.
She could talk the legs off a barstool (though she’d never step inside a drinking establishment), and she was a Bible-thumper—in a friendly endearing sort of way. But her cooking made bachelors weep…his mouth watered.
Being honest with himself, he knew she was the only one who’d tolerate an extended visit from him…and he could likely stand her eccentricities for a short stay before things got tricky.
He called her up, explained his plight, assured her it wasn’t money he was after…just a change of place for a bit. She squealed with delight (squealing was one of those eccentricities), and asked when he’d arrive. Soon as he could pack a few things, unplug all electric appliances.
And then she gave him his choice—should she make her killer lasagna, or her to-die-for mac & cheese?
Ahh…he loved his crazy old Sis!
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