The son

He drove his parents into the canal. When passers-by came to the rescue, he had to abandon his plan.

Next time he thought ‘better safe than sorry’ – he shot them in the head.


This was written in response to this weekend’s Trifecta challenge and inspired by a news story.

Trifextra: Week Sixty-One

This weekend we’re asking for exactly 33 words including an idiom somewhere within.  Examples of idioms include – add fuel to the fire or wear your heart on your sleeve.  You can find more examples and a definition of idiom here.


21 thoughts on “The son

  1. One would rather be childless than have such a son but then wonder what made him do such a thing?Interesting take on the prompt & am glad I am not the only one with murder on my mind,lol!

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