52 Week Short Story Challenge #5 – Sacked

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This week’s prompt was a little different. We were invited to go to Page to Pixel’s writing prompt generator and let it find us something to write about.

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Then we take that information to the Most Dangerous Writing App and write for three terrifying minutes then share the results. This is what happened:

 

Sacked

“What are you doing?” Brandy looked at Sammy in surprise as she walked to her car. The sun was just coming up but he was headed back to the factory with what looked like a duffel bag under his arm. “Let’s go to the Waffle House and I’ll buy us some hashbrowns.”

“I can’t,” Sammy said, shaking his head. “I’ve got to go blow up the factory.”

“Sure,” Brandy said with a laugh. “And then later we’ll tear down some voting booths too. Full-on anarchy will ensue, I’m sure.” She opened her car door. “Come on, I’ve got my dad’s car. Hashbrowns. And waffles, if you play your cards right.” Sammy didn’t answer her, only walked toward the building in the midst of the crowd of people that were coming out of the open doors. Cursing, she relocked her door and ran after him. “Sammy,” Brandy called. “Seriously, what are you doing?”

“They fired me,” he said. “Nothing to lose now so

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