I found this to be vividly challenging.
This story was written for
the challenge was to write a story in exactly 63 words using the word “thwart”, or any form thereof.
Sadie, aged 71, handed an envelope to a man in an alley after a disturbing phone conversation.
“Grandma? I’m in a Mexican prison. I need $500 bail.”
Right after Sadie gave the man the envelope, two cops approached and arrested him.
“What the Hell?”
“I called them. It was a pleasure thwarting you. I don’t have a grandson named Ambrose.”