A sweet gamble

photo by Baher Khairy via Unsplash

“Okay, I see your three and double it, let’s see your cards”, she said while pushing her stack of delicacies to the center of the table…

The echo of stern footsteps on cold floors breaks up the crowd in a hurry as greedy hands grab hold of whatever they can and race up to their beds. She lets out a deep heartfelt sign; she would have won this round if the warden had come five minutes later.

Written for Sonya’s Three Line Tales Week 44


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