“If XXXX (she named the presidential candidate she preferred) gets elected, you can make a wish and I’ll make sure it comes true,” she said and gave him a smile that didn’t leave room for any interpretation.
She had been on his mind for quite some time now, so it was pretty obvious what he’d wish for.
But he didn’t.
Having felt something disturbing in his private parts, he desired something completely different.
Good news came a few days later: her candidate won and his result for testicular cancer came back negative.
Unfortunately, the brain tumor hadn’t been noticed yet
Author Notes: Hervé SUYS (°1968 - Ronse, Belgium) started writing short stories whilst recovering from a sports injury and hasn't stopped yet. He usually writes them hatless and barefooted.
Illustration by Vince Delhaye