In some respects, I’m a creature of habit, so I have a feeling that this is the second entry of many into Trifextra, one of the Trifecta writing challenges.
This weekend’s Trifextra challenge is to write exactly 33 words on the idiom ‘third time’s the charm’. Here in the UK, we use the alternative ‘third time lucky’, but I’ll stick with the original. I hope you enjoy it, and all the other submissions!
He felt a thrill of schadenfreude as he stared at the printout in his hand. Years of work to confirm what he knew:
“THIRD TIME’S THE CHARM – INSUFFICIENT DATA”
Science 1, Superstition 0.