100 Words #5

Entry number 5 in my 100 Words for 100 Days series of scenes. This scene is a perfectly rational response to the social vandalism our communities bear under the guise of “community re-development”.

“No more Happy Pig!” boomed Greg as he raised his glass. His son Andy agreed. “Yeah, that pub had to go.” Greg nodded and looked thoughtful. “Of course we’ll be fined. But that’s nowt compared to the profits we’ll make on the flats.”

A deep rumbling could be felt in the floor. Without warning the front of the kitchen collapsed, leaving Greg and Andy staring at a large mechanical digger. It was driven by Dave Jones, the landlord of The Happy Pig. He shouted with glee as he inched the digger into the kitchen. “See how you like it, wankers!”

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