Saturday, May 28, 2011

Six Sentence Sunday: Not Another Bard's Tale 4

The Evil Overlord's minions are holding a job fair. When the turn out isn't as good as expected, complaints about the lack of advertising surface. The publicity department produces a scapegoat...err...volunteer to explain their illegible 'banner'.

“How were we to know that the crows would clean them off so quickly? Do you have any idea how much time went into attaching all those corpses to the keep? Those walls are high and making words out of bodies isn’t easy! A lot of extra effort went into dotting the I’s with heads too. Though, it kind of loses the effect without the actual eyes in place.” He kicked at the stones underfoot.

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14 comments:

  1. Darn, my plan is foiled! Great Six.
    Happy Sunday,
    Kris Wolfgang

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  2. Great six. Very descriptive writing!

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  3. Great snippet, this story sounds right up my street! Fab!

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  4. I'm glad you explained the context, I was creased up right off with the idea of a job fair for the Evil Overlord! And it just got better from there. This is my kind of humour :D

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  5. I shouldn't be amused by all this, but I am. Very much. :D

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  6. This is crazy weird, and I love it! Clever use of corpses.
    Here's my six: Sandy's Six

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  7. Thanks to everyone who has stopped by to comment!

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  8. I love the humor here. No one ever considers the practical difficulties of evil. :)

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  9. A evil job fair with a sign done in corpses ... oh I love it!

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