Regret (nothingtoregret) wrote in runaway_tales,

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Guava #23 / Malt Shoppe Prompt

Author: Regret
Rating: PG
Challenge: Guava #23 - More Than You Can Chew / aproberts birthday prompt "A character leaves out an important ingredient, either on purpose or by accident."
Extras: Pocky, Malt
Word Count: 100
Summary: DellaRosa has stealthy ways to get his revenge on Chime.
Notes: Not what I was intending to write, but never mind eh? Birthday prompt from 2010 - not forgotten, just waiting for the right time. *g*

Heat radiated steaming tendrils from the bowl. The pale, mashed contents looked uninteresting but looks weren’t everything. Ignoring the temperature he piled a spoonful into his mouth and—
Choked. “The hell?”
“What?” Beside him a pilot turned, wide-eyed. “Something wrong?”
Chime gestured, grimacing; a curious spoonful vanished into the pilot’s mouth. “...That’s disgusting.”
From the serving hatch, DellaRosa’s laugh filled the canteen. Silence fell, as did several stares - including DellaRosa’s - on the furious Chime.
He’d told everyone.
“You bit off more than you could chew there,” the pilot laughed.
Chime glowered at his meal, and ate it anyway.
Tags: [author] regret, [challenge] guava, [extra] malt, [extra] pocky

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