Dinner At The Cheney’s
Mary sat her parents down at the sofa, grabbing nervously at her collar. She wished she could hide her eyes under the brim of her Rockies cap, but her mom always insisted she take it off while inside. Sigh.
Mary could tell by the scowl on her father’s face, the one he normally saved for his public appearances, that he knew what she was about to say.
“Mom, Dad…I’m gay.”
Both parents breathed a huge sigh of relief. Her mother even laughed a little.
“What’s funny about that?”
“We thought you were going to say you were a Democrat.”
The Daily Theme from Figment for February 3, 2012
Invent a secret for a character. Instead of deep and dark, make it pleasant and pleasurable, but a secret nonetheless. Now narrate a scene where your character is forced to reveal this hidden tidbit.