Charlie walked by the machine again; sighing he sat, dropping his last dime. The one-armed bandit gave up, belching lucky coins into Charlie’s waiting lap. Finally: a way out, a break from hunger.
A 33-word offering for this week's Trifecta, where the prompt is
LUCKY (adjective)1: having good luck2: happening by chance : fortuitous3: producing or resulting in good by chance : favorable