The Search for a Real Supervillain

Avatar Author: ElshaHawk (LoA) "Read, Reply, Ficly, or Die!" -Krully Ficly Blogger-In-Chieftess I am a self-proclaimed member of the LoA (League of Awesomeness): Mistress of Well-Intentioned Indecision. Special Needs Teacher, wife, mother of ... Read Bio

The study was going rather well. Participants were scoring high on the ‘tools’ scale, a few had artistic and emotional notes in their files, but none had ‘it’. The person who had ‘it’ would be unpredictable, violent, crude, and yet mask it all in a calm demeanor for everyday life.

Mark walked into the gray room and removed his suit jacket. In the middle was a cool metal table bolted to the concrete floor. On the table were a rock, a sheet of paper, and a pair of scissors. “You have all three. Do something with them.” A voice commanded from speakers.

Mark looked up into a two-way mirror for a full minute. He knew someone was watching. The red unblinking eye of a camera stared at him from the corner.

He picked up the rock and threw it against the wall like a fastball. It split into three. He picked up the smallest bit, and used the scissors to crush it onto half the paper. Once it was a fine powder, he carefully rolled the second half of the paper into a tube and snorted the rock.

“Congratulations.”

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  1. Avatar 32 ^2

    Completely unexpected from you Elsha. Delicious and a great perspective, I’m the one watching. Touche!

  2. Avatar AnthonyTNT

    Ha ha! Great unexpected turn!

  3. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    I knew you’d love it 32. :) I think I could polish this up a bit, but I am proud of the scene.

  4. Avatar Conjoiner, Rejoinder, Poisoner, Concealer, Revelator [[Wednesday]]

    Wow. Elsh this is awesome.

  5. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    I like the literal take on the challenge, and it worked for a bizarre but approachable scene. This dude is nuts, and that is apparently what they want; that’s rather worrisom.