Saturday means Centus Day, and Jenny tossed out one that sounded hard to me. No great inspirations today, only one idea that formed. It is below. 100 words were hard today with "What kind of pizza is this?" presented for a prompt. My character found out there was more to his pizza than meets the eye! For full rules and more links to Centus to read, go to http://jennymatlock.blogspot.com/2011/09/saturday-centus-what-kind-of.html. I hope everyone has a good Labor Day weekend ahead!
Black Olives Sebastian looked at his plate speckled with black orbs and then lifted his face to stare across the table at his wife.
“What kind of pizza is this?”
“Pepperoni with double black olives.”
“You know I hate black olives,”
“So, pick them off,” she said, chewing eagerly on her own slice.
What had happened to Maura, his biddable and submissive wife, the woman that made his life proceed smoothly? She used to do everything for him and suddenly she’d become fractious about everything he asked of her. His days were no longer comfortable, to his liking.
The olives ridiculed him; he knew his marriage was over.