Chuck Wendig: The Path Not Taken

This week’s Chuck Wendig flash fiction challenge is short and simple.  True flash fiction.  Write a story that is only five sentences long.  Here is my contribution.  Please to enjoy.


The Path Not Taken

The bass makes her fillings vibrate.  She knows he’s talking to her; she can see his lips moving.  She points to her ears then gestures futilely at the throbbing air, as if to say I can’t hear you.  He starts to lean in closer, then stands instead and leaves the club, going out alone into the night.  She continues to sip her drink, head bobbing to the beat.