She had never done anything like it before, not knowingly.

Last week had been an accident it was only when she arrived home from the shop that she realized the wine hadn’t scanned and the machine hadn’t alerted anyone. She almost took it back but nobody noticed and who turns down a free bottle?

This time it was a sudden impulse, the thought popped into her head as she was scanning the items, it was so small who would notice.

The exhilaration as she walked down the street eating that little chocolate bar knowing she hadn’t gotten caught was unparalleled.


As part of the AtoZ challenge I am writing flash fiction of no more than 100 words. Today’s prompt was…


You can catch up with my other entries for this year’s A to Z here.



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