Monday, November 26, 2018
Plan Z, by Travis Richardson
This is the second appearance here by Richardson.
Sometimes it is 10% tale and 90% telling. This is a simple story of three guys who "decide to up their game from B&E and liquor stores." We don't learn much more about Ted, Greg, and Hector than what position they used to play back in Little League.
So this piece is not big on plot or character development. What it does have is a wonderful way of unwrapping the adventures of our unlucky trio. You see, Plan A is to rob a cash-checking joint. They throw that over for Plan B which is an armored car that Greg's Uncle Arnie drives.
But Arnie gets fired, leading to Plan C. Except Arnie shows up, drunk and demands to participate, which brings on Plan D...