75 Word Contest Entry. Second place in Round 6.
“Oh, that’s a pity,” said Jerry. “I was hoping for a bit more.”
“Seventy-five is not a bad score,” said his companion. “Okay, it’s not a hundred, but three quarters ain’t bad.”
Jerry rubbed his chin thoughtfully. “I’ll grant you it’s better than average. But not much.”
“The game is the game. Come on, we might as well get on with it.”
Death stood and held out his hand to Jerry.
Word Count: 71