A Fountain of Cliches

Rory’s Story Cubes Mini Story #1



Photo by Jennie Coughlin

“Don’t you ever get tired of peering through keyholes,” Mai said.

Alexei lowered his binoculars. “I can’t remember a time when I actually did that.”

“I meant it figuratively.”

He returned the binoculars to his eyes. “When we get to serve justice, the boredom of surveillance fades into obscurity.”

Mai sighed and said, “Alexei Bukharin, super spy and fountain of clichés.”