Written for the Friday Fictioneers. A story, about a poorly execute plan, begins after the photo.
A Terrible Blunder
“The Faerie King is furious about the Princess being kidnapped so many times,” explained Deerbark.
“Woe to the next kidnapper,” agreed Seedwing.
Deerbark shuddered at the thought. “So, I’ve arranged a trap to capture a Human child to amuse the King.”
“I’ve made a lollipop. One lick, and they’ll be transported to a terrible dungeon.”
First one, then three, then twenty children passed it by, most just said “Ew!”.
“Why?” wailed Deerbark.
“What flavor is it?” said Seedwing.
“Yew-Bark and Sparrow-Feather flavor.”
“That should work, then. Hmmm.”
By chance, the Faerie Princess discovered it. “Ooh my favorite!” she squealed, and licked it.
Each week, the Friday Fictioneers join for a repast of glazed toadstools, jasmine blossom curry, and cups of sandalwood tea. There, flash fiction stories are imagined based upon a photo prompt. Look here for more exciting stories based upon the photo above: http://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/2014/10/01/3-october-2014/