Here is this week’s Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers‘ installment. Enjoy!
How did they find me?
Roger stared across the bustling café to his table. His hands trembled and he clenched his fists to stop them. He walked over to the table and picked up a pair of sunglasses that sat on his coffee cup, and crushed them in his fist.
“Those were my favorite pair.”
Roger didn’t turn around to look at the woman behind him. He closed his eyes and tried to push down the rage and panic that boiled inside him. He had to control it. “And your name?”
The woman laughed. “There’s no need for you to know that.”
Roger turned and took in the tall ginger haired woman with her entourage of six black suited men and women flanked around her. “Why can’t you leave me alone?”
The rage pushed against his control. The crumpled sunglasses melted in his hand.
The woman sneered. “Let’s not make this hard, Roger. Come quietly, and we won’t hurt you.”
Forget control. “Quietly? Lady, you don’t know how loud it’s about to get.”
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