They stopped at the street corner. Daryl handed her a pink package wrapped in a white bow.
“What? How did you …” Shelly blinked and took the package.
He gave her a sheepish smile.
“Daryl. I don’t want to be a couple,” she said sternly.
He shrugged. “We’re friends. Friends give each other birthday gifts”
She pulled the card out while they walked across the street.
“I’d catch a grenade for ya.”
She laughed. “You and your military references. I swear …”
A car shot through the intersection. With lightening speed, Daryl pushed her out of the way.
The car struck him.
Write up to 100 words, fact or fiction….
This is a themed writing meme hosted by Jenny Matlock. The goal is to write something that does not exceed 100 words (not including said prompt). The prompt is in italics above.