The task: a story in 100 words (better if less) with a conflict or ambiguity which creates a surprise ending.
He’d waited impatiently for them to arrive. At last a package. He ripped it open and there they were. His new red power shorts.
Slipping them on he felt the power surge through his legs. He tried them out in his backyard. Perfect! He checked his profile, he did cut a dashing figure.
In the park was where he made his impression. The joggers he blew away. The girls who scorned him as slow and sluggish were left open mouthed. Feeling good he momentarily forgot the important thing of leaning into the corner.
The tree stopped his power shorts.