FLF - Prompt5 - Dissonance“What were you thinking when you decided on this place? Is this really a restaurant? It’s so dark and dirty looking!” Mother’s voice keeps rising and falling in pitch – it’s completely unrestrained. “And the food… What is this meant to be-”FLF - Prompt5 - Dissonance1 day ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes
“There you go again. Can you please just keep an open mind and take a closer look at the place before you make such comments, especially in front of the wait staff, Agnes.” Father’s tone is tight, strained and somewhat monotone – the total opposite of Mother’s. “I do apologise. Ah, thank you. The food looks delicious!”
“Delicious? The presentation is absolutely dreadful, like they just threw the ingredients together on the plate!”
Ah, there’s music coming from somewhere. Oh, there’s a band in that dimly lit corner.
“Oh, for crying out loud, just have a bite before you say anything else! It really is