Madison Woods hosts Flash Fiction on Fridays. “A picture is worth a thousand words,” however this flash has one to accomplish the same task within a hundred.
Harold “The Bull” Mushki Makes a Request
Get it. And don’t come back until you do.
Uncle Mushki’s gravelly voice rang in my head, over and over. Don’t get me wrong, he’s a great guy. Moreso when he’s drunk and hasn’t puked in his own lap. But when it comes to money, he’s very particular.
But I owe him my life. That has a tendency to never be repaid. I just hope the cleaners used something other than chainsaws this time. Digging through putrid man-guts is not how I want to spend my day.
“Ah. There’s the truck. Least their directions were good.”
“A dead raccoon.”