Strange Draw

Published: Dec 09, 2020

The moron Joanie was seducing to carry out her plan left in the testing numbers. He was supposed to be an expert programmer, with years and years of experience. And this kind of mistake should not have happened, but it did. Twenty people won the lottery in an unprecedented event; not twenty people in the same group or a couple of groups. Let me rephrase that: twenty tickets won the lottery all on the same night. The numbers were also sequential for the first time ever: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.

She was elated at first, when she saw it working. Over the moon, as her mother would have said. But the next morning, things had worked out in her mind while she had rolled and bounced in her restless sleep. There was no way that was going to go unnoticed and she had a winning ticket. She did not even have a winning ticket.