This week 100 Words Challenge for Grown-ups is a picture which reminds me of the leftovers at dividing a cake in smaller and smaller pieces. Exactly 100 words.
He was a mean bastard, and I suspect he took a pleasure seeing his colleagues scavenging over the crumbs.
As it became my turn we were already at the Democritus stage of dividing the remaining crumbs in half. But I decided to abandon the atomic experiment.
I looked at Ebenezer, saw menace in his eyes. Then I just took the last piece of cake.
December 3, 2012