Jody watched in horror. Her mixed doubles partner, Giles, was covered in a glowing pudding right there on the tennis court! And then as she and the other two players watched, he disappeared.
Jody dropped her racquet, kneeling where Giles played his last. Suddenly, he reappeared! "Jody! The most amazing thing just happened!" he said excitedly, "I know what I've been doing wrong with my serve. I was on the most fantastic spaceship. They showed me video and then one scientist explained how to correct my toss and another ...what?"
"You're covered in glowing pudding!"
"Oh yeah. Well, they said..."
© 2009 Susan K Barton
A Drabble is flash fiction that is exactly 100 words long. This story is in response to Genre Shorties Prompt Week 1 by Kay M. If you liked this story, you might like to read some of my other stories which you can find by clicking on this link.