neelwrites/thewait

THE WAIT

By Neel Anil Panicker

Ashish looked across the street towards the bus depot.

Barring the neon lit signage that insouciantly proclaimed the words BUS DEPOT and the near fading sulphur vapour lamps emitting from inside the highway depot three miles out of town, the place screamed desolateness with a capital D.

As the blanket of eerie silence darkened, the fresh police recruit, crouched behind the lone bench overlooking the main road began to have second thoughts.

‘Was this a wild goose chase?  Or worse, a trap?’

The soft glow of a torch beaming into the bushes fell on his face.

His informer had arrived.

#neelanilpanicker #100words #flash #flashfiction

http://www.100wordstory.org/photo-prompt/

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: