Teambuilding

“Penalty: Friendly Fire. Luchadoras, Torque,” the scoreboard announced in a deep male voice. All other skaters kept moving forward on the dirt road. Rook and Gremlin, two of the magi-knights, skated around Jenny as she stood up and dusted herself off. “You okay, Jen?”  Dread asked over voice chat, but Dirge interrupted before Jenny could…

Loyalty Rewards

[WP] Ronald McDonald, the Burger King, and Jack meet up at a Pizza Hut for a peace summit. from WritingPrompts “Alright, I’ll get that in for you,” the waitress smiled at the three men, and walked to the back. The idled in silence for a minute before Jack sighed. “Well?” He gestured at Ronald. “You’re…

Las Luchadoras 5: Luchadoras vs. Magi-Knights

“This spectacle is for you,” Dana Sharp smiled at the array of cameras pointed at her. 16 in total, but 15 of them protruded from small black holes in the air. The black-haired woman sat in the owner’s box at the stadium in an elegant white leather high-back chair in. Her business suit matched the…

Naming Names

[WP] All people with the same name form a hive mind with each other. from WritingPrompts “Good morning, Student Alphas,” the teacher smiled at the small group of gathered children. 10 nine-year-olds sat in pod-shaped desks made of metal, with a transparent glass display in front of them. They wore standard white jumpers that identified…

Magic Hope

[WP] You’re a procurement worker for a "Parallel Universe Adoption Agency." from WritingPrompts Robert stepped into the Chinese restaurant and sat at his regular red and gold booth. He took a moment to admire the dragon-themed decor in the restaurant. Small dragon statues and elegant watercolor paintings dotted the empty restaurant. When he first discovered…

Next Level Negotiation

[WP] Everyone has a 50% chance to die tomorrow. People may gift others some of their survival percentage. How do you distribute your percentage? How do you persuade others to gift you theirs? from WritingPrompts “Thanks for coming,” Mark said. He pulled a chair from a nearby table and sat next to his friend, Eddie….

Priority Hovering

[WP] You are a supervillain. You are working on your next evil plot to finally take over the city. You have been interviewing all day for henchmen to recruit all. Suddenly your archenemy, the hero, appears. The hero imposingly approaches you and heroicly hands you a piece of paper: a résumé. from WritingPrompts Darklight glanced…

Meeting in the Rain

[WP] The story can be whatever you like, but you must include the line, “I think I understand now: when the rain stops, you’ll leave.” from WritingPrompts Robin stared out at the city park while enjoying her morning cup of coffee. She sat on the balcony of her third-story apartment and enjoyed the morning solitude….

Fluttering Leaves

“Dread, how accurate is your roar?” Bailey, the team captain, asked. “Any leaf on a tree,” Dread smiled at Bailey and hope she would demand proof. “Show me,” she said. A green, hovering octahedron appeared behind Bailey. “Log in.” Dread held her node up and said her password. “AAAAAAAAHHHHHHH!” she screamed at the flat, clear…

Driven Mad

[WP] All heros wear capes, They magical started appearing on anyone being heroic. This is making your job as an everyday hero significantly harder. from WritingPrompts “Here you go, Mrs. Herrera,” Luis said. He handed the elderly woman an open jar of pickles. “Ay, thank you. I didn’t want to wake mijo with such a…