¿Por Qué Yo? – Why Me?

Elementary Spanish Short Story

 

¿Por Qué Yo? – Why Me?

Elementary Spanish Short Story

 

Why Me?

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Un hombre camina por la calle. Es su cumpleaños entonces hoy él no trabaja.

Él camina de su casa al centro.

A man walks on the street. It is his birthday so today he doesnt work.

He walks from his house to downtown.

Se siente hambriento. Va a un restaurante chino. Pide una mesa para uno. El mesero le da el menú. Él ordena el almuerzo especial.

He feels hungry. He goes to a Chinese restaurant. He asks for a table for one. The waiter gives him a menu. He orders the lunch special.

Bebe su agua mientras espera. La comida llega y esta muy caliente. Espera mientras la comida se enfría. Hay galletas de la fortuna sobre la mesa.

He drinks his water while he waits. The food arrives and it is very hot. He waits while the food cools. There are fortune cookies on the table.

Abre una galleta. Lee el mensaje: “Su vida esta en peligro. Debe abandonar la ciudad inmediatamente y nunca regresar.”

He opens a cookie. He reads the message: “Your life is in danger. You must leave the city immediately and never return.”

Se siente preocupado. ¿Es un mensaje para él? Mira alrededor en el restaurante. No hay nadie. Mira afuera y ve un carro. Hay dos hombres en un carro. Lo dos hombres lo miran. Se siente nervioso.

He feels worried. Is it a message for him? He looks around the restaurant. Nobody is there. He looks outside and sees a car. There are two men in the car. The two men look at him. He feels nervous.

Decide irse del restaurante inmediatamente. Pide al mesero un recipiente.

Camina por la calle lejos del carro. El carro lo sigue.

He decides to leave the restaurant straight away. He asks the waiter for a container.

He walks down the street away from the car. The car follows.

Él corre por el parque. El carro acelera en la esquina. Ahora el hombre esta muy preocupado. Piensa, “¿Por qué yo? ¿Qué puedo hacer?

He runs through the park. The car speeds around the corner. Now the man is very worried. He thinks, Why me? What can I do?

Afortunadamente ve unos policías en la distancia. Grita, pero ellos no lo escuchan. El carro con los dos hombres esta justo detrás de él.

Luckily he sees some police in the distance. He yells, but they dont hear him. The car with the two men is right behind him.

Corre a su casa. El motor del carro ruge. Esta cerca de casa. Corre cada vez más rápido. Se resbala. ¡Ahora el carro esta incluso más cerca!

He runs for his house. The car engine roars. He is nearly home. He runs faster and faster. He slips. Now the car is even closer!

Llega a su casa. Mira hacia atrás. El carro para. Los dos hombres bajan del carro. Caminan hacia la casa.

Ahora él esta más nervioso. Quita el seguro de la puerta. Entra rápidamente…

He gets to his house. He looks back. The car stops. The two men get out of the car. They walk towards the house.

Now he is more nervous. He unlocks the door. He quickly goes inside

¡Sorpresa!

Se congela. La gente grita y aplaude. Él esta en shock. ¿Qué es esto?

Surprise!

He freezes. People yell and clap. He is in shock. What is this?

Luego se da cuenta de que es una fiesta de cumpleaños sorpresa. Su esposa lo abraza. Él la mira. Su corazón aún late rápido. Esta molesto pero feliz.

Then he realises its a surprise birthday party. His wife hugs him. He looks at her. His heart still beats fast. He is upset but happy.

Los dos hombres del carro entran a la casa. Le sonríen. Ellos piden disculpas. Dicen que todo es parte del plan de su esposa.

The two men from the car enter the house. They smile at him. They apologise. They say it is all a part of his wifes plan.

Ríe y dice que necesita una cerveza. También dice que necesita tiempo. Tiempo para pensar en una sorpresa para su esposa.

He laughs and says he needs a beer. He also says he needs time. Time to think of a surprise for his wife.

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