Wednesday, June 8, 2016

No Excuses

Today’s prompt: I offer no excuses

        Brandon stood before the judge, head bowed and heart thumping. His lawyer and coached him on what to say, but he couldn’t remember any of it right now. After a three week trial, he finally had a chance to explain what had happened.   
        The eye-witness accounts had been damning, though the forensic evidence had been inconclusive.
        The judge leered at him from the bench.”What do you have to say for yourself, young man?” 
        Brandon swallowed hard. Finally, he spoke. “I offer no excuses. I did it, and I’m glad I did it. And I’d do it again. ”

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