Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist. Each week I will post a one word inspiration, then anyone wishing to participate will write a five sentence story based on the prompt word. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just use it for direction.This week, Lillie chose the word "Candidate," which is appropriate for this time of year, but I chose to go a non-political path. Enjoy.
Of all of them in the room, he needed to choose wisely; then, from across the room, he saw her.
Downing his drink, he mustered the courage to walk toward her table -- a lifetime away, past the gawkers and schmoozers drowning in booze.
She played coy, flipping her long hair to the side with her fingers.
When their gaze finally met: "Hello," he said, "can I buy you a drink?"
She smiled welcomingly; he had chosen well.