‘The worst thing about being alive is knowing that you are going to die.’
‘Cheer up, Henry. It may never happen.’
‘But that’s the point. It is going to happen. At some point it all ends. You’re here, then you’re gone.’
‘That’s the deal. You live, you die. You make the best of it whilst alive.’
‘But it’s all for nothing.’
‘I wouldn’t call this nothing.’ George tapped the dashboard of the BMW.
‘It’s just a materialistic distraction on the path to your inevitable doom.’
‘If you don’t lighten up, Henry, you’re gonna be dead before we get to Tipperary.’
A drabble is a story of exactly 100 words.