February 7, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a sign. It can be a posted sign, a universal sign, a wonder. Go where the prompt leads.
The signs from the beginning pointed in the direction of possible disaster. Turn left; turn right, some flashing bigger than others.
But as a smart young person starting out such warnings went unheeded as he thought he knew it all.
As he stumbled his way through life, tripping up, stuffing up, making the going as tough as he humanly could, he was determined to pick his own pathway despite the best of advice.
He should have known and taken notice when venturing into a new relationship that the last sign he saw would say: “Proceed at your own risk.”