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Challenge: tehuti’s 100 Sentence Prompts

Prompt: You just missed it!


Blood Drive


“You just missed it!”

“Damn it.” Manny gripped the wheel tighter. “This is your job. Watch the map and let me know where to turn.” Manny smacked the wheel after making the third u-turn of the night.

Julia clicked her tongue. It had been a long night. Technology was great but there was so much she could do with a small screen and green lines. The night mode was horrible to work with and as much as she tried, she couldn’t turn it off.

“So where is it? Is it this light?”

Catching his annoyance, Julia rolled her eyes and tossed the GPS in his lap. “Do it yourself.”

She took to staring out her window while he grumbled under his breath. She couldn’t make out his words but she knew he touched on her every few grumbles or so.

“You are the worst driver,” she mumbled into the silence.

“You’re the worst navigator,” he shot back.

Whirling around, Julia hit his arm. “It’s the stupid navigation system. I had nothing to do with it, and, you could be nicer.”

Manny laughed earning him a punch instead. “You’re also a horrible sister.” It got him another punch but it also got her to sink in her seat.

He chuckled under his breath as he finally made the turn. They had another hour of car bonding to go. By the time they made it home, Thanksgiving would have a new meaning.