Fragments Chapter 17 Page 11

The hands of the Carny almost disappeared they were moving at such a speed and then he stopped.

The crowd fell silent. Barry didn’t move. The Carny smiled, then began to laugh and then wagged his finger.

“You don’t know sir, no matter. Guess.”

“No guess,” Barry replied. Slowly, deliberately he tapped the cup to his left three times..

“Are you sure sir?”


With that, the carny lifted the cup and the crowd bellowed. There was the ball. Barry had won.

The carny handed over the five dollars and grabbed Barry’s hand to shake