5/29/2012

Tantalizing Tuesday: Making Up


Flash Fiction for 5/3- Making Up

  
Making Up
by Lee Brazil

"You think you can do no wrong, don't you?"

Chris's scorn raked over old wounds. Good let him be angry.  Stan was sick of pretending to be friends with his ex. He'd engineered this meeting to resolve that issue.

"It's not my opinion of myself that bothers you." Stan scowled at his critic. "It's my opinion of you that riles you. Anyone would think it was your money we're talking about. You're a tightfisted miser, Chris." Money had been at the root of all their fights back then, too.

"Your boundless ego ceased to be amusing three bounced checks and an over the limit gold card ago." Chris scribbled something on a note pad.

"I don't know what you're talking about." Stan shifted forward to hide the way his dick responded to Chris's display of emotion. Too many memories of angry make up sex that melted into tender apologies battered at him. "Don't I pay you to take care of all that shit?"

"One of the bounced checks was written to me."

"So you don't work for me now?" Stan darted from his chair and dropped into Chris's lap.

"No."

"Then there's no reason I can't do this, is there?"


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15 comments:

  1. Don't think Chris is going to put up much resistance! :)

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  2. Ooooh! Completely unexpected end. Great teaser!

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  3. I'm left with a lot of questions at the end of this, which is perfect for a tease, now, isn't it?

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  4. Loved the banter between these two, more please!

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  5. Lot's of questions, Lee. Good job.

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  6. I want to know what happens next. A great teaser that left me wondering.

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  7. Definitely want to read more of this!

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  8. Great tease! I want more I have so many questions.

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  9. I think Stan is going to benefit the most, in the long run. Great tease, so tell me more.......:) xo

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  10. Great piece I love the way you turned anger into something hotter so smoothly

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  11. Excellent teaser. Love your writing!

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