Remote Possibility — A Short Story

Photo by Jim LaBate

Scene 1

In the early morning, Bernie walks out of his house carrying his brown paper lunch bag on his way to work. As he approaches his car in the driveway, he takes his keys out of his pocket and tries to unlock his car with his remote, but it doesn’t work. He tries a second and third time with no success. Shaking his head in frustration, Bernie uses his key to open the door. Then, he enters the car…