'Yeah?' he replies from the living room.
'Where's the cranberry sauce?'
'I don't know.'
'Well, can you find it and put it on the table? Your parents are going to arrive anytime now.'
'We've loads of time until we eat.'
'Just do it will you!'
Steve enters the kitchen. The two children follow him in, clutching games consoles and radiating excitement. They head for a tin of chocolates.
'Out!' Chloe snaps. 'It's nearly time for Christmas dinner!'
Steve puts an arm round her waist. 'Hey, calm down. It's just a dinner.'
'Not with your mother judging it, it isn't.'
A drabble is a story of exactly 100 words.