Flash Fiction #157 – We’ll Get What We Deserve

What crooks Edgar and Silo lacked in brains, (they believed) they made up for in resolve. But instead of planning out crimes, they planned on manifesting one from the universe.

We’ll get what we deserve, they’d chant incessantly.

When billionaire Pierpont literally fell in their laps on the A-train, of course they kidnapped him.

They cheered a month later when his estate agreed to pay ransom.

That ended as they approached the abandoned building and noticed the smell.

“You fed him, right?”

“I thought you did!”

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