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A Matter of Interpretation

In Theo’s experience, when you showed someone a blindfold, they tended to interpret it in one of two ways: it represented either a game, or kidnapping.

The interesting part, to Theo, were those few wavering moments, as he tied it on, while they tried to decide which one it was.


This story was based on the prompt “a blindfold” at TypeTrigger.

Stop: Hammer Time

Fred was a frustrated fool.

“I’ve been trying and trying for hours,” he sighed helplessly, “but  I just can’t push this nail through this two-by-four. Do you think I’m doing it wrong?”

He looked over to his companion, MC Hammer, who prepared himself for the fulfillment of his life’s purpose.


This story is based on a title suggested by @danzama.

GEORGE 5: Fool’s Errand

George slaved beside a roaring fire, a wild look in his eyes.

“Fool me once, shame on you,” he mumbled, dripping sweat as he steadied the anvil.

“Fool me twice, shame on me!” he cried, swinging the hammer above his head.

He held his creations high. “WHO’S THE FOOL NOW!?”