I strolled along the street, glancing casually at the signs and boards I had seen a thousand times before. I considered my evening walk a part of my fitness routine. In reality, it was just an excuse to get out of my loud, bickering house.
My phone chimed. Instinctively, I looked at the pop-up notification. “In a shock move, the Government has banned all usage of coffee from tomorrow.”
A steadily rising rumble filled the air. I turned around slowly to watch a stampeding throng rushing towards me.
I glanced again at the cafe board.
It was now or never!
Word Count: 100
Prompt: Friday Fictioneers 29 April 2022
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