You’ve Got to Have a Dream.

PHOTO PROMPT © Russell Gayer

Suzie eyed Jordan’s latest crazy notion, a clapped out van, uneasily. ‘Knackered,’ was being complimentary.

“We’re going south to the sun!” He proclaimed triumphantly.

“What’ll we do there?”

“It’s a new start, we’ll have fun.”

“You think this old thing’ll make it?”

“We’ll keep going until it’s done and that’ll be a sign we’ve reached our destiny.”

He turned the key. The engine sputtered some final death throes.

“Behold a sign. Our destiny revealed; we’re staying put!” Suzie exclaimed, “And don’t dare say what that cost us.”

As she walked back inside, she muttered, “Loving you sure is challenging sometimes,”

Written for Friday Fictioneers – a 100 words story based on a photo prompt. Hosted by Rochelle. Read the other entries here.

37 thoughts on “You’ve Got to Have a Dream.

  1. I love the relationship here, and her quick thinking when it dies. Sounds like she might have had practice dealing with his whims!
    Your title has me singing in my head, it’s obviously a musical day for me

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