Flash Fiction: Apartment Complex

I stood at the entrance gate of the apartment complex.

It was huge. I counted at least a hundred identical apartments. Gareth whistled and turned to me.

“Whoa! This is massive. I never knew societies could be like this.”

I smiled.

“So Mr. Gareth, does this suit your taste? Do you like it?”

“Well..it’s sort of nice. Which apartment do we get?”

I indicated with my index finger. I am sure Gareth could not tell which one it was.

“Apartment 1601.”

Gareth coughed.

“That’s a bit too high.”

I could not have Gareth backing out now.

“Come on. Identical houses, packed together, nice remote area. You know it is brilliant.”

“It is a fireman’s nightmare.”

I smiled.

“And an arsonist’s dream.”

Gareth smiled back.

“Okay, i’m in. You get the kerosene…”


Word Count: 131

Prompts:

FLASH FICTION FOR THE PURPOSEFUL PRACTITIONER- 2018 WEEK #36

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