For this year’s A to Z Challenge, I’m writing drabbles based on words I got from a random word generator. A drabble is a short piece of fiction of exactly 100 words.
“This is against the rules,” Regina whispered. Her blue eyes were wide as she glanced around to make sure the coast was clear.
Nigel waved his hand dismissively. “Rules are guidelines. Entrepreneurs always break the rules.”
Regina shook her head as Nigel mounted the bicycle. “This isn’t the same as starting a business or inventing something,” she warned.
“It’ll be fine,” he insisted.
It turned out that some rules existed for a reason. Regina went to visit Nigel after he got home from the hospital, a newspaper in hand. The headline read “Local Teen Shatters Femur Jumping Chasm on Bicycle.”