The party was a nightmarish cross between an Obsession commercial and an SNL Sprockets skit.
The men were drowning in hair gel and the women were vying for the perfect semblance of ethereal pretentiousness. There were black turtlenecks everywhere.
I half expected a monkey to jump on my back when the techno trash shrieked from the Rent-a-Center speakers hanging from the ceiling.
My companion had abandoned me for the drink table. Standing out in my jeans and sweater like fresh kill among hungry lions, I cursed my roommate for setting me up on the blind date from hell.
The 100 Word Challenge, a writing prompt created by Velvet Verbosity, takes a single theme to tell a story in only 100 words ~ no more, no less. This week’s theme is ‘Obsession.’