It was a barrage.

It was relentless, one question after another, none of them really asking what they wanted to know.

It was becoming more than Carl could stand.

Finally, in frustration, he shouted, “Why don’t you ask what you really want to know?”

The room went silent, they were stunned.

Knowing he was the victor, he stood UP and walked away.


Each week, the lovely and talented Ivy Walker hosts a link-up challenging writers to spin a tale in six sentences – no more, no less. Click on the link right here to find out more and link your own post. While you’re there, click on the blue frog button to find more stories from some wonderful storytellers.

This week’s prompt was question.