Genre: Time Travel
Word count: 100
~~FIXING THE PAST~~
“Have we met before?”
“I don’t think so.” Before and after, actually.
“You look so familiar.”
“They say that everybody has a double somewhere in the world.” He shouldn’t remember me. Have I returned once too often?
“I finish at nine. Perhaps we could have a drink.”
“Yes, why not?” That demon, alcohol. Why do I keep returning to this point in time? It’s too late to save him.
“I’m looking forward to it, babe.”
“Likewise. But I’ve an errand to run between now and then.” Off to locate that 12-year-old boy and lace his first alcoholic drink with purgatives.
Friday Fictioneers: 100 word stories
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