It's Wondhundred Word Wednesday--Flash Fiction Day! I'm excited to be included in the fun. A group of writers have all been given the same prompt. After reading mine, click on the links and read the others!
He had waited twenty years to return it. All that time the tooth lay hidden in his sock drawer.
“What’s that?” his wife asked.
“A shark’s tooth on a chain.” He held it up for her to see. “I’m going to return it to Ron tonight.”
“At the reunion?” She fingered the sharp, triangular tooth.
“I stole it.”
She frowned. “Why?”
“Ron found it on the beach in Hawaii and I wanted it. I wanted everything he had.”
“Including his girlfriend.” She winked. “My husband, the thief.”
“Still love me?”
She kissed his cheek. “Give him the tooth—I’m yours.”