WeWriWa #3: The Game


Here’s an excerpt from a new story of mine for this weekend’s weekend writing warriors  I’m hoping to send it off to a sci-fi/fantasy mag.

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The problem with most people, Ma’lark the Halfling thought, as he applied buttermilk colored foam to the bank’s plaster wall in front of him, is that they’re stupid.  They think, for instance, that just because the most advanced machine around is the crossbow, people shouldn’t know how to make explosives.

He smirked and finished placing the foam.  He stepped back to admire his handiwork, and couldn’t help but smirk even wider.  The foam was arranged in a pattern to look like a caricature of him, giving a very condescending thumbs up.  He chuckled to himself as he took a fuse out of his rucksack and stuck it into his foamy doppelganger’s foot.

It’s ridiculous, really.  Explosives are just simple chemistry. 

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Thanks for reading!

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5 Comments

  1. Wow. Dude, that halfling is both witty and badass. Anyone who can rob banks with such an amazing level of immaturity has my utter respect.

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  2. Interesting snippet. Makes me hope the halfling gets a reality check LOL!

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  3. ooh! I like it!

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  4. Clever. To clever for his own good, I’ll bet!

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