She felt as though she was being watched.
Her daughter trapped the bee under a glass. Look Mum, it’s one of them. A drone.
She looked closer, and saw a tiny lens where its face should be, glinting in front of beating iridescent wings.
The world wasn’t like she remembered.
Jen Davies is from Glasgow, Scotland. She designs movie posters for a living and loves stories, pictures, and people. You can see her work at jendavies.co.uk and find her on Twitter at @jendavies.
Shawn worked long hours, and at home there were diapers to change, bottles to warm, and feet to rub. He had only four sacred, personal minutes each day to kick off his pants and relax.
One day, he was interrupted: “Daddy, I hafta gooooo!”
Curse you, potty training, he thought.
This story is based on a title suggested by Zach Denoncour.