Lucky Ricardo


PHOTO PROMPT -© Vijaya Sundaram

Ricardo was celebrating one New Year’s Eve in Manila. The whole city was loud with different fireworks and spare tyres left burning in the middle of the road. People couldn’t see because of the smoke. Ricardo and his friends were in the street lighting some fireworks. They were having fun.

That’s when he felt something, he thought he was stung by a bee. Or was it? Actually, a stray bullet passed him by his neck and had he moved an inch, he’d surely be hit big time. So, after the shock, he was very grateful for his new life! Three cheers!

For: Friday Fictioneers by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

8 thoughts on “Lucky Ricardo

  1. Hah! Excellent that all he felt was a “bee-sting” from that bullet, and nothing worse happened. Good story!
    (Sorry about my late response to your story! My computer is kaput, and I’m borrowing my husband’s. The Apple Store Genius Bar will be happy with my upcoming expenses!)

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