I’ve been issued with an…unusual short fiction challenge on Twitter. It’s going to take a lot of thinking, and possibly some stiff drinks. So before I give it a shot later, today’s 50-worder is inspired by gaming and certain recent debates in the area…
YOU ARE IN A DARK CAVE.
YOU ENCOUNTER A VALKYRIE.
>TALK TO VALKYRIE
‘WELL MET,’ SHE SAYS. ‘WHAT QUEST BRINGS YOU HERE, ADVENTURER?’
>ASK FOR PHONE NUMBER AND VITAL STATISTICS
THE VALKYRIE SCOWLS. HER SWORD SWINGS ROUND AND SEPARATES YOUR HEAD FROM YOUR BODY.