Despair

Avatar Author: Leecat Hi all! I was introduced to this site by 'One Time, One Chance' - I ran across her in the New Bedford asylum by sheer happenstance, and we naturally fell to talking. She was between electroshock treatments and was surpr... Read Bio

The Dinosaurs! They’re dead! ALL DEAD!!! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

And NOW…let me just say that this originally started as an answer to the ‘despair’ challenge of ‘One Life, One Chance’. But I discovered that I’m simply not happy with it. It just doesn’t convey the Jurassic mood like it should.

And then – lo and behold – I discover that I cannot delete it. Can NOT. I’ll wait a moment for the abject horror of that to sink in. It’s like suddenly discovering that you can’t be in the army, simply because you’re three-foot-two and have webbed feet.

And are, in fact, a penguin.

But my point is – can NOT. My story is being held against it’s will!! Help! Help! Hostage crisis! Does my story have to smash a window and leap to certain death from the Italian villa where it’s being held by International Story Gangsters??? WHAT kind of cruel system IS this? Just remember – you can’t spell authoritarian without author!! WHERE is the artistic freedom? WHERE is the…oh, good – someone brought doughnuts. Mmm.

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  1. Avatar Pyropunk 51 (PPP LoA)

    now that’s despair!

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