“I… uhm… couldn’t get one.”, I say, biting back a scream.
The blue man raises an eyebrow.
“Because the card reader doesn’t work!”, I protest.
I tap my phone again, just to show him.
“You’re doing it wrong.”
“You have to keep your phone there a little bit longer.”
I try to do exactly that, but by the time I turn around to show him that it STILL doesn’t work…
…the bus stops at the next station, and he’s already on his way out.
You’d think I let this go and moved on with my life…
But you’d be absolutely wrong. Because what I did instead was plain STUPID.
“EXCUSE ME”, I shout as I make my way out after him.
The blue man turns around and squints his eyes.
“Weren’t you supposed to FINE me?”
“Yeah, I was. But I trust that you made an honest mistake.”
I thank him and I start walking the other way.
“But if I ever catch you without a ticket again…”, he whispers.
“…you’re gonna feel my rage!!”
The blue man jumps into the air, does a pirouette, and disappears forever.
I’ve never seen him since.
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