Stories around my fantasy trilogy - Breaking the Tranquillity of Solitude.Toilet Humour (An Excerpt from Chapter 14)
“He heard a noise coming from Charlotte’s parlour office room and instantly jammed his foot against the bathroom door in a probably futile attempt to delay the inevitable meeting he definitely did not want. The office to bedroom door creaked open and footsteps could loudly be heard entering. A gunshot rang out and a hole appeared in the bathroom door just above head height. A warning shot, possibly.
“Get out here, heathen dog, the mistress wants to see your ugly face. Don’t make me aim lower.” Brody instantly had a vision of a double amputee holding a gun to a closed door, which was so weakly relevant to his current situation that it amused him to consider the reasoning in his own head that would connect the two situations.
‘I suppose I haven’t got a leg to stand on!’ he sniggered to himself as this recollected joke broke some ice in his current frosty position.
“Out in a minute, just having a sit down… No need to wait… I’d give it a while.” Brody threw some gratuitous toilet humour in for good measure knowing it would probably fall on deaf ears, but at this point, delay was his goal not audience appreciation.
“Just get out here NOW!”
Once again Brody finds himself in a dangerous situation but can’t help himself from drawing comparisons with things from his past. Although Oscar Pistorius is not named, Brody’s sarcastic quips are an obvious clue to what he is eluding to. He still hasn’t realised that the fact that he flits and recollects in this way has a huge bearing on everything that has and will happen…
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