Friday Flash Fiction

5 10 2007

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Really not sure about this one, hope it entertains, feedback – as always – is appreciated:

A Bit of a Pickle
By Neil Beynon

The Warrior’s biceps strained and writhed under his skin like fighting puppies, his fingers strained white against the hilt of his blade.

“Not too bright are you?” said the Mage leaning on his staff, an amused expression on his weather worn face.
“I have travelled across the Tundra to end your icy grip and free the Princess,” hissed the Warrior.

They stood a few feet apart in a cave painted white by ice and snow, a tunnel either side leading to who knows where, granite ledges poked out from the ice above and somewhere daylight filtered through the roof of the chamber.

“Yes but you failed to realise that metal freezes at this temperature and whilst I am frankly impressed you managed to draw your blade you are, not to put to fine a point on it, In A Bit Of A Pickle.”

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