A suspenseful tale of three foreigners converging in a resort, where one of them offers a simple bet with ridiculously high stakes.
Reads like Chekhov’s “The Bet”: your mind is working hard to be one step ahead of story…to figure out how it’ll end.
“Now we have some fun. We make a bet. Den we go up to my room here in de hotel where iss no wind and I bet you you cannot light dis famous lighter of yours ten times running without missing once.”
A great story for junior high school grades: some colloquial language, some stereotypes, and a whole lot of intrigue.