If Robert were to make it from his job at Delivery X to Flavio’s gym on the opposite side of town, he needed to replace his ignition coils.
While most rely on repair shops, Robert could roll up his sleeves and tinker almost anything into working order. The one area his wife credited him was his handiness. Robert learned from his father to not be dependent on others as much as possible; he hoped to pass his knowledge onto Ayla, but she never seemed interested.
Fumes from the exhaust rose into the icy air as Robert’s car roared to life.
Word Count: 100
Prompted from MMA Storytime’s 100 Word Flash Fiction Challenge at: https://mmastorytime.com/2020/11/30/100-word-flash-fiction-challenge-44/.
Prompted from The Daily Spur at: https://thedailyspur.wordpress.com/2020/12/08/dependent/.
Prompted from Fandango’s One Word Challenge at: https://fivedotoh.com/2020/12/08/fowc-with-fandango-fumes/.