Business had been low, since the Chipotle outlet opened across the street.

Michael was toying with the idea of taking up a franchise of another fast food chain. Pearl Diner had been an old favorite for many, but was losing ground to competition. He set up a meeting with the Domino’s Pizza guys at 10 pm in the diner. Suddenly, they were disturbed by unusual sounds.

A quick peep revealed that there was a fire in the Chipotle’s outlet. They would take some time for damage repair, and meanwhile, Jim’s customers would be back to his refurbished outlet.

Fate …


In response to Bikurgurl at

100 Word Wednesday #Week 23

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  2. Fate is a curious creature, opening windows when doors have been shut… I also thought of the options a local diner would have against the ubiquitous chain eateries and love how you wove the reprieve — right on 🙂 Thank you so much for joining us again this week ❤

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