Each week a photo is used, donated by one of the participants of Sunday Photo Fiction, and the idea is to write a story with the photo as a prompt in around 200 words.
“What the frick-n-frack is that?”
“It’s Krakus, Lord of the Anggawho,” Donny replied.
“Ugliest thing this side of… well, forever.”
“Come on, Uncle B. It’s way cool!” Bouncing up and down, Donny started an unbreathable, unbreakable, chatter about the toy and it’s origin and….
B looked around. Caught the eye of a mother who frowned. The sales clerk who shrugged.
Yeah, lots of help ladies, thanks.
No way he was going to get this freaking-fracking ugly crap for his nephew’s birthday. For one, it was ugly as sin, and for two, his bro’s wife would kill him. Or, at least, give him that ‘I-knew-you-be-an-asshole’ look he’d been getting way too often lately.
“Hey, bud! I hear there is a two-foot tall, live-action, GI Joe at the front of the store. Wanna go see?”
What? It was the first thing which came to mind.
“Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah!” Bounce. Bounce. Bounce. Bounce. Bounce. Bounce. Bounce.
The toy shrugged and waited for the next little boy. He’d get dinner yet.