A Certain Type of Decisive

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All my organs are singing a song. They are in perfect harmony, but, unfortunately, the song is very catchy and annoying. (Suggestions for the title?)

Mimicry is Nature's Way of Punishing Hubris

August 3, 2020

    "But-- whatever I say, you'll just turn it on me," he said. "That's what genies do."
    She sighed, trying to imagine what it was like to stand there, in a world where magic only came from lamps. What had the universe come to? 
    "Yeah, but I'm no genie, kid. I'm just--" she looked around for a clue, how many years she was trapped? "Just a magician."
    His eyes flickered to his hands-- his mother said it was a gift, a dangerous one.
    She was staring through the apartment window, at cars, billboards, skyscrapers-- mourning.
    "The greatest magician in world."
   

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3 Comments
  • Anne Blackwood

    Replying: Oh jeez thank you so much!! <3


    4 months ago
  • Anne Blackwood

    Gosh this is amazing!! The contrast between the two characters is very effective. I'm drawing a blank for titles, but I'll come back if I think of anything.


    4 months ago
  • books4life

    this is super good!


    4 months ago