Flash: Character Study

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He held up the wall waiting while the street remained clear. How soon the action would be, he didn’t know. Being a gumshoe had always been a waiting game. One he had never been very good at, which is why he was something other than a gumshoe now.

(word 48; first published 11/30/2023 – based on picture prompt for a Facebook writer’s group, aim is 50 words)