The Truth About Unicorns

Photo by: Jeff Arnold

When magic returned to the world in 2042, many things took getting used to. For instance, Hannah rode upon a winged unicorn as she approached the boat dock. Even more, the unicorn talked.

“It’s true,” said Rainfly, her unicorn.

“No way,” said Hannah, pointing towards the distant rainbow. “Rainbows are explainable natural phenomena.”

“Not all of them. Some of those rainbows are unicorn farts.”

“Okay, I know you’re magical, but that’s silly.”

But as they approached the dock, another flying unicorn passed them. As it did, it tossed its head back to the rainbow, looking embarrassed. “Excuse me,” it said.
Written for the Friday Fictioneers:

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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24 Responses to The Truth About Unicorns

  1. Joy Pixley says:

    A vital question about the universe finally explained, WHEW! Good one!

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  2. Oh, dear me! This was SO MUCH FUN!
    BTW, did you know that thunder is dragons sneezing? 🙂

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  3. Dear Eric,

    Glad I set my coffee down before reading. 😉 Love this!



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  4. Very cute, I love it!

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  5. Dale says:

    Now THAT’S a story for these crazy times!

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  6. ceayr says:

    You probably know that the Unicorn is the National Animal of Scotland.
    I am wondering now if that is how tartan was invented…

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  7. granonine says:

    Be nice if all expulsions of digestive gas were that pleasant 🙂

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  8. granonine says:

    Oh, forgot to tell you–finished the Huralon Incident and loved it! Which is saying a lot, since as I said before, sci-fi is not usually my genre. Your characters were believable; their ends were most fitting; and I love the way things ended. Really good writing 🙂


  9. draliman says:

    Well, that’s forever ruined the beauty of this phenomenon for me 🙂

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  10. What a great take on the prompt! My first smile of the day.

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