Daily Archives: 10 January, 2014

A flight of fancy…

Today I stumbled on a thread on Reddit’s /r/writingprompts, a contest with a prompt, and one of the prompts inspired me. The prompt, in the thread here, was:

An interesting take on what the Tooth Fairy does with all those baby teeth.

This had a word limit of just 200 words and I thought, well, why not, I was on my lunch break, I’d have a go at it. So this is what I wrote:

She could handle vampires. Every fairy knew a priest from whom she could source holy water and garlic wasn’t hard to come by. Werewolves were trickier, and the Fairy Council would have to work some magic on NASA again soon or the moon dust would run out, but silver was a reasonable substitute and werewolves couldn’t fly so it was easy to avoid them.

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