What follows is offered in response to Velvet Verbosity's 100 Word Challenge. The challenge, this week, is "Pacing".
Jeremy and Christian were competitive since they were old enough to know what brothers were. They constantly tried to "game" each other - to "one up" each other - even though they truly loved each other as only brothers can.
"I have a girl, Jeremy. I want you to promise to stay away."
"No problem, Bro. If that's what you want, that's the way it will be. As soon as ..."
"As soon as what, Jeremy?"
"As she comes back."
"From where? If this is another one of your underhanded tricks ..."
"She thinks you're rehabbing in Nova Scotia."
"Jeremy, you are a dick. I'm telling Mom."