Should he go with a standard one, the safest one, which might result in blandness and disappointment?
Jake was in a dilemma, a big dilemma. He looked at the choices presented to him. Unlike the most choices in his life, this one was given to him by a person almost a decade younger. He was used to tough, quick decisions in his line of work being a police detective. But everyday situations like this still made his mind boggled from time to time.
“They don’t teach you this at the Academy,” Jake murmured mournfully and looked at his options again. Should he go with a standard one, the safest one, which might result in blandness and disappointment? Or should he take a risk with an untested path, which offers the possibility of great dislike and ruined day? Maybe neither and pick a middle path, toeing the dangerous line of safe and unknown?
Jake already opened his mouth to give the person his pick, but he was momentarily distracted by the bickering of his friends next to him. They were discussing the same dilemma as Jake, but unlike him, they actually came to a quick consensus. This made Jake cautious and he regarded the options for another few minutes.
“For Pete’s sake,” Gavin yelled and threw his arms in the air. “How hard can it be to choose which flavor of ice cream you want to have?” he complained angrily and set off to find a table for the group.
“Don’t mind him, he’s always this grumpy,” Richard nudged Jake and pointed at raspberry and lemon. “I personally like those two,” he nodded. Turning back to Jake, he clutched his arm. “But take your time. We actually have it,” he grinned and set off after his boyfriend.
Jake keened softly and tried to ignore the impatient teenager behind the glass. There were so many flavors of ice cream, how can he really choose