prompt #252

I told him where I was going, and he hurried me out, pointing to the door with the gun, but what he didn’t know was that the stage hand had forgotten to close the trap door to the storage area underneath. My long skirts billowed above me as I dropped out of sight. The audience laughed; it was a comedy, after all. I broke my ankle. My husband, the stage hand, had to practically carry me around for a few weeks. No more than he deserves.

the plaster is hidden, but he has to prop me up

WordPress prompt 252: complete the sentence and finish the story.

I told him where I was going, and he hurried me out, pointing to the door with the gun, but what he didn’t know was …

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This post originally appeared in September 2011

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