Idelle looked around the mall as her mother cooed over a necklace at the jewellery stand. She’d seen the necklaces, they were all the same; gold chains, some of them had pretty stones in them.
Her mother was taking forever.
The smell of meat from the nearby Thunder Grill caught her attention.
Groups of people were seated around a barbecue pit, waiting for their meat. They didn’t know which kind they would get; if the third person in a group got turkey then it was free…
There was a bang and a flash, a loud cheer erupted.
Idelle’s stomach rumbled.
Combined prompts from Trifecta and Friday Fictioneers (same story for both).