Photo prompt © Ronda Del Boccio
They’d waited as long as they could, but in the end had to leave without her. Or lose the opportunity.
There would be hell to pay, of course, but they should not all have to suffer the consequences of Mathilde’s tardiness. Not today.
“She’d be furious,” Wanda bit her lip.
“Yep,” Tanya confirmed. She felt bad but not sorry. Sure, Mathilde liked to make an entrance. She liked to keep others on pins and needles. Not today!
Today, for Tanya’s birthday, they lifted to the sky, burners roaring.
Was that Mathilde’s car, tiny, racing at the edge of their horizon?