Things were not starting off so well.

He’d wanted to make a good impression on his first day on the job, but it just wasn’t to be.

I mean, he wasn’t asking for perfection, just a better perception!

But things just weren’t working out.

Ten minutes late, mismatched socks, the coffee stain, and that little issue with his fly all caused a false start.

Nerves, they’ll get ya every time.

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 start.