Waiting in line, Fangtooth Redbeard stretched and his hook accidentally poked the plump woman next to him.
“Arrgh, me wench,” he said, “I beseech ye pardon.”
She tightly gripped her Tupperware container and frowned.
“Sir,” she said, “I’m afraid you’re in the wrong place. This is a Pie Rating contest.”
Chris Fries is a still-developing writer, working to hone his chops. He is an Engineer by vocation, a guitarist by avocation, and a writer by compulsion. His writing blog is StratPlayerCJF.blogspot.com.