Bonus Story – Rejected No. 403

“Everybody lies,” Grandpa whispered to his grandsons, Trent and Royce. “So, when I tell you a story, you’ve got to look out for the bits that aren’t true.”

“Ok,” the small boys nodded in agreement. “Tell us the one about you, the flood, and the bees.”

“Dad,” their father called from the other room. “Are you giving my kids that ‘everybody lies’ speech again? What did I ask you about that?”

“Son, it’s a lesson they need to learn.”