It’s time for Friday Fictioneers. I hope it’s not too late for a spooky story.
Genre: Mystery (100 words)
Fishing for Compliments
“Beautiful, aren’t they?” Nick said stiffly.
Teresa submerged her hand in the water. The koi approached in her direction.
“I better feed them now,” Nick said.
His hands trembled as he tossed food into the pond. All but Uncle Albert, a deep orange with leopard spots, darted for food. He circled Teresa’s hand gliding in the water and nipped her.
“Ouch,” Teresa blurted.
“I don’t think he’s ever done that,” Nick mumbled. “I’m sorry. You must leave now.”
“Whatever,” she rolled her eyes.
Driving in her car, Teresa swerved into a telephone pole, her eyes rolling up into her head.