[StoryADay.Org is Yet Another Project I Am Probably Going To Bail On Within The First Week, an effort to write a story every day based on a provided prompt. Bestselling author Gretchen Rubin bats leadoff with an assortment of William Blake's proverbs, from which I have selected "You never know what is enough, until you know what is more than enough." This story is called "In Line"]
She felt the eyes boring into her from behind. She imagined she could feel them burning tiny holes in her shoulders.
"I need to ask a favor," she said, knowing he would say no. But she still asked.
"JUST TELL THEM YOU'RE IN JAIL," the officer insisted at her elbow.