marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,
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vignette

This week's prompt is:
aback

Anyone can join, with a 50-word vignette in the comments.

My venture:

"All we need is to get into the central storeroom, and we're all set -- "

"We can't that," said John, flatly.

Taken aback, Rosa looked at him.

"Too many precautions and protections." His eyes narrowed. "They were ready for war. Some need authorizations I haven't got. Choose some other way."
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