Warped – Flash! Friday

Written for Flash! Friday. Story begins after the photo.

Photo by Alexis/El Caminante

Warped

Bjorn tossed him higher and higher. 4-year old Stefan giggled with each toss. He obviously loved the sensation of flying. Eva watched with trepidation, always afraid something terrible might happen.

“Not so high,” she called to Bjorn.

“He fine,” said Bjorn. “Look. He loves it!” He grinned to another peal of laughter from Stefan.

“You’ll make him sick.”

“It’s good for him. Maybe someday he’ll be a pilot.”

“Heaven forbid! People aren’t meant to fly.”

“He is. Just look…uh. Stefan!”

Eva’s eyes bulged at the sight of Stefan, still giggling, hovering above Bjorn’s outstretched arms. “Stefan Gunvaldsson! You come down here right now.”

“How is this possible?” wondered Bjorn.

“You’ve tossed him too many times,” scolded Eva. “Now he’s stuck there!”

And so began the little-known career of Warpman. With his ability warp space and time, he was the first human to fly faster than light and, sadly, the first human lost in space.

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The Flash! Friday writing challenge is limited to 150 words. Original prompt may be found here: http://flashfriday.wordpress.com/2013/09/27/flash-friday-43/

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About EagleAye

I like looking at the serious subjects in the news and seeking the lighter side of the issue. I love satire and spoofs. I see the ridiculous side of things all the time, and my goal is to share that light-hearted view.
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2 Responses to Warped – Flash! Friday

  1. This one made me laugh out loud (not lol, which is fake laughing out loud). Well done. I loved the line, “… Now he’s stuck there.”

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