Flash Fiction: Dungeon Master

Photo by Aldric Rivat

The die rolled across the gaming table, bounced off miniature mountains and temples, and ricocheted off a figurine of a hero bearing a shield and spear. It bounded down the stairs and the players chased it into the dungeon below.

“Damn it, Zeus, how many times have I said, ‘roll in the tray, not on the table’?” said Athena.

The die at the foot of the stairs showed a single skull, and the heavens shook with thunder.

“Doesn’t count,” said Zeus. “Wasn’t on the table.”

Hades grinned. “A Critical Failure on a saving throw. The Gorgon has petrified your character.”

~100 words

via Bikergurl — 100 Word Wednesday: Week 51


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