Pride goes before a Fall – A short story.


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Pride Goes Before a Fall

I had met a guy at my local bar. The special one, just for our kind of people. If you catch my drift. 

He was young, lean and handsome and when he sat next to me at the bar and asked my name, I nearly fell off the stool. 

“Hi, I’m Mike” I said, “What’s your name?”

“It’s Leroy. I’m new in town, my folks have just moved here from Connecticut. I heard that this is the only place for us in this town. You must get bored with seeing the same people all the time.” 

“It’s not so bad. We’re a friendly bunch” and I gave him my best smile. “Can I buy you a drink?”

“I’ll have a Pina Colada thanks Mike.” 

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