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The 50-Word Vignette Challenge

50-Word Vignette #47

Prompt: Surrender

'Put your weapon down. There is no escape.'

'In your dreams, darling. You know I have the higher moral ground.'

'Morals have nothing to do with affairs of chocolate and cream.'

Their forks clashed and tangled across the table.

'I don't care! I'll never surrender the last slice of cake.'

Anybody else like to join in and write their own? Just post it in the comments. All welcome.


Aug. 22nd, 2015 12:07 am (UTC)
A poster showed General Graysmith in a martial pose, with the slogan, "Never surrender."

"Lab?" said John.

"No," said Rosa. "History classroom."

The other three went on, down the hallway. She was glad. They had not thought of giving up, but the poster reminded her that was always a possibility.
Aug. 22nd, 2015 12:11 am (UTC)
and the muse won't shut up
She poked at the dials. Lights flared, red, amber, green, but fortunately confined to the controls.

"I can't read his handwriting here," said John.

"Talia, help him," said Rosa. "You're good at that."

"It's my lousy handwriting," she explained as she took the book. And slowly it surrendered its secrets.
Aug. 26th, 2015 01:24 pm (UTC)
Re: and the muse won't shut up
re: "and the muse won't shut up" - love it when that happens ...
Aug. 26th, 2015 01:24 pm (UTC)