Write about the weirdest job you ever had. Fiona was used to strange requests in her line of work. Odd jobs were her specialty. Deliver a package here, send a message there, plant evidence on that person, it didn’t matter. Most of the mercs in the guild preferred the traditional gigs—the protection jobs, the assassination … Continue reading Prompt 206-Odd Job
What is the best compliment you have ever received? Elraenia danced through the shadows of Riften, giggling as she hefted her spoils in the burlap bag. It may have been foolish to pilfer the coffers at Black-Briar Manor, but Maven had been especially irksome in their earlier meeting that day. The young Bosmer had never … Continue reading Prompt 202-Compliment
Are you more like your mother or your father? Or are you more like someone else? “We were lucky to have washed ashore in this atoll,” Leo said, standing with one hand on his hip and the other shielding his eyes as he scanned the lagoon and the horizon for signs of The Eternity. “That … Continue reading Prompt 201-Who Are You Like?
In what way do you not fit in with the family you grew up with? “That girl isn’t right.” “She has far too much spirit.” “Poor Jin. Such a troublesome daughter he has.” “Mika must be so ashamed. She puts on such a brave face.” “That hair is offensive.” “She can never hide with that … Continue reading Prompt 196-Misfit
Recall a memorable haircut or hairstyle you have had, given, or witnessed. Leo scanned the coast warily with his spyglass as the rowboat made its approach to the island. He didn’t like not knowing where he was. Given their recent troubles, he liked less approaching an unknown shore where any manner of enemy might be … Continue reading Prompt 195-Memorable Hairstyle
What is the most useful tool you own? Pain. From her earliest memories of him, there had been pain. Back then, she hadn’t made the connection to him, but he was there the first time they had lost people, the first time she had truly understood the pain of loss. She had run to his … Continue reading Prompt 186-Useful Tool
When have you felt like “the new kid?” My new coworkers are all giants. Larger-than-life, living, breathing legends. I’ve never been more scared in my life. And let me tell you, when you learn you have super powers by accidentally creating a writhing shadow creature to shield you from bullies, you damn near wet yourself … Continue reading Prompt 184-New Kid