When the restaurant owner has high standards, expects perfection from the people around him, and has cannibalistic tendencies, it's best to stay on his good side to avoid becoming the main ingredient of a special dish. Four 500-word flash stories featuring Charles Goodwin of The Giggling Mongoose.
While 75-year-old George is late for his own surprise birthday party, and his wife Gracie is promising to kill him if he doesn't show up soon, three veteran spymasters step out on the balcony to discuss his future with the Agency. The uninvited spook across the street listens in and disagrees with every word.
Diving for the world's best coffee is a simple affair for Mark. When the store is crowded with people ordering and waiting for their coffee, he waits for the right order to be announce, steps forward to pick it up, and walks out the door to enjoy. That is until Georgia follows him all over the shopping center to get back what belongs to her.