Mondays Finish the Story: Little Miss Adventurous

Mondays Finish the Story posts a photo and the first line of the story of which I’m to finish.  You’ll find it, it’s in italic.

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“Delphine always wanted to pilot her father’s plane and when he forgot his keys on her tenth birthday, she knew that taking off would be easy.”

I remember that day clearly. I would have flown it, if I could have reached the pedals. Dad was furious. I thought he was upset over the plane.

“I can buy another plane,” he said. “I can’t make another you.”

Then he sighed. I think he knew what he was in for.

I never did fly his plane.

I did learn to fly over stairs with my skateboard. I flew down the slopes on my snowboard. By the time I was in my twenties, I was drag racing.

I graduated with a masters in astrophysics.

I think he let out a sigh of relief when I got married. He thought I was finally settling down.

He should have known better.

My husband and I got married so we’d be the first married couple on the Mars Colony.

The End

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