‘Boat’ – Watch Out!
“Hey, Bob, take a look” Dave said on passing over the binoculars. “Tell me, what do you see?”
Bob was unusually quiet as he gazed at the view in front of him. Dave was getting impatient; “Well? What do you think it is?”
“To be honest Dave, I haven’t a clue – a ship?”, then passed the binoculars back.
“You idiot, of course it’s a ship. Some flipping genius you are” Bob muttered as he took another look. “This could be a tidy sum we’re looking at Bobby-boy. A very tidy sum”.
Finally Bob spoke. “If I were the captain of that ship, why would I leave her and what would I leave with her?”
Dave smiled at his friends words. ” My thoughts exactly. I say we get the boat and go take a looksy”.
And off they set.
“This is the Police! Get down, hands on your heads, Now!”
Bob and Dave were known to the Police as the thieves that they are, both with impending warrants for their arrests. The ship was a decoy.
“Robert McCormack and David Sculley; I am placing you both under arrest”.
Both prayed their transformations into good Christians while imprisoned would work again. It always did, every single time they went to jail, leaving early.
The officer in charge smirked at them. “By the way lads… In your cells this time? your reading material will no longer be a Bible!”.
Walking away laughing, he shouted over his shoulder “Do enjoy your stay at Her Majesty’s Pleasure!”
And with that, Bob and Dave looked at each other. And then the pair of them looked up at the sky in unison – and prayed!
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Prompt: ‘Sunday Photo Fiction‘ 18th May 2014