Picture it & Write: A Grim Consequence

I apologize that my PI&W contribution is a bit on the long side this week, in comparison to many of my other contributions to flash fiction challenges. Although I could easily shorten this story down a bit by making it a bit more vague, though, I don’t really want to. I don’t feel like it would be the same story without the details and narrator’s little verbal flourishes. My giving the narrator free reign to give the full account, I feel if make the story more memorable. Perhaps you will disagree, and you’re free to do so. All I ask is that you keep your criticism to a constructive and polite tone. After all, you never know who may be on the other side of your responses. šŸ˜‰

This story carries a language warning, and a disclaimer that the views and attitudesĀ of the characters are of no relation to those of the writer. I hope you enjoy!

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M: Mermaid

I think it’s pretty obvious by now that I like mythical creatures. Faeries, unicorns, selkies… You name it, and I probably like it or haven’t heard of it but want to, if it involves cryptozoology. So, today I decided to go with a classic story set-up: a mermaid trapped on a pirate ship. (I think that’s classic. Kind of. I saw a lot of roleplays that were set up that way, and they seemed to go together, so I kind of assumed it was a thing?) But, as always, I’ve given it my own little twist. Hopefully, you enjoy it. If I get some good feedback from it, I may continue the story in the future!

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