Get Me Out Of Here!
Ginny called 999. In Derek’s defence, it wasn’t his idea to try the stupid thing on in the first place, it was Ginny who’d begged and cajoled until he gave in.
Like many things in life, getting into it was easy but getting out considerably harder. Derek slumped in a chair and put his head in his hands. Unfortunately, having omitted to compensate for the weight of the massive antique helmet, he fell forwards, somersaulted and ended up flat on his back.
Ginny changed into a low-cut number, applied a bit of lippy and waited for the firemen to arrive…
This was originally entitled ‘Rescue Me’ but I think the new title is better. I normally leave my stories in draft form overnight to mature before publishing (the 100 word equivalent of leaving your novel in a drawer for 3 months), but the Publish button is right next to the Preview button and I pressed it by mistake – oops! There are a few more things I might have changed if I hadn’t done that, but I’ll leave the rest as it is.
Written for Friday Fiction – click the link below to see what other writers did with the prompt, or click here to head over to Rochelle’s place and join in.
I remember this one from the first time round – this is what I did with the prompt back then: An Unfortunate Face