“Damn!” Charley swore.
“What happened?” Though he knew, Marvin asked nevertheless.
“Missed,” Charley replied, halting before his friend of fifteen years. They’d grown up together, and become each other’s wingman.
“Well, there’s plenty of fish in the sea.”
Charley sighed. “Can’t believe it! I mean, I’m a decent fellow, right? Why I can’t I get a good catch?”
“I don’t know buddy,” Marvin assured him. “Trust me, though, the tide will turn and your time will come.”
Charley shrugged, tired. “My brothers’ll tease me anyway. Let’s go before they turn up?”
And the two sharks swam into the deep ocean.