Here is my entry in this weekend's Trifextra challenge. Hope all of you Nano writers and anniversary bloggers find time to give this a read and a response. Good luck to everyone in your other endeavours. and in this weekend's challenge.
As soon as I read the challenge criteria, I immediately harkened back to the 70s and the Dirty Harry movies. And, while my entry isn't directly related to Clint Eastwood's "Do you feel lucky, punk?" scene, I certainly drew inspiration from it.
Five gamblers place their bets.
offers no comfort
when the short straw becomes yours.
place barrel on tongue.
Heart beats furiously.
"Well? Do you?"