Wednesday 8 April 2020

Perfect Setting

He always knew she was the one for him.

Their birthday was on the same date.

As they worked in the same office, their colleagues arranged a common party. 

This was happening for the past couple of years. 

This time they’d be at the other side of the globe. 

They both had been deputed for an overseas assignment.
PHOTO PROMPT - Jeff Arnold
They celebrated on a yacht in the middle of a lake.

The setting was perfect. 

He had waited for a long time for this moment. 
The rainbow was a good sign…
He decided to pop the question.

Lockdown was announced that day. 

100 words story for Friday Fictioneers

How do you feel when you see a rainbow in the sky? 
How are coping with the lockdown and the coronavirus?
Stay home. Stay safe. Take care.


  1. I hope they decided to immediately move in together

  2. Fate seems to be telling them something.

  3. Just in time, or just too late?

  4. Awww, sweet. Together at the right time.

  5. I love rainbows, and always find myself smiling when I see one. Such beauty!

    Sad story, though, and I hope things work out well for this couple.

  6. Love is in the air... Love it

  7. Well it sounds like at least they'll be locked down together.

    Susan A Eames at
    Travel, Fiction and Photos

  8. Maybe just stay safe in the boat and pretend it's a vaca to celebrate their engagement. Interesting story.

  9. Well, seems like they'll get some time to spend together ...

  10. If they're in lock-down together, they'll certainly learn each others irritating habits, as well as all their good points, of course. It will be a good test for marriage!

  11. Lockdown on a yacht with a lover? I could live with that!

  12. Was lockdown announced before or after he popped the question? I wonder if it would affect her answer!

  13. Lockdown may force them to move in together but it looks like they were going in that direction anyway.
    Lovely ...
    Isadora 😎


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