Dissonant

It was as if she didn't understand the concept of "shut up"

Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution.

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Pushing Deena to the wall I shielded her from sight with my bulk. covering her mouth with my hand. Still, she continued murmuring even muffled, belying this as a lover’s rendezvous. Unless I was incompetent. I’m not.

They bought it. Their footsteps squelched away through the uncobbled street’s muck. I stepped away. “What was that, Elroi?” Shrill indignation carried her voice. Lords, didn’t she know quiet?

“Are you trying to get us caught?” I glanced over my shoulder. They couldn’t have missed that.

I staggered forward when weight struck my head, the world tilting. “Actually, yes,” she said. “I am.”

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