Velvet Verbosity's 100 Word Challenge is bloody but unbowed after assaults from malware bearing pirates. Arrrrrrr.
This week's word is "Whimsy" and my story is called "Obviously".
"Let's go somewhere," he said to her.
She looked back at him. "What's gotten in to you?" He wasn't prone to flights of whimsy.
"What do you mean, go somewhere? Go where?"
"I don't know. Anywhere. Away."
"We can't afford it."
"Not like that. Something close. Local. A play. A movie."
"I hate crowds."
"I hate bugs. What's wrong with you?"
"Nothing. I just want it to be like it was."
"It can't be like it was. You're not like you were. I'm not like I was."