About A Boy

Literature has brought forth many an extraordinary boy, whose antics have captivated young and old alike.

Huckleberry Finn. Tom Sawyer. The Hardy Boys. Tom Swift Junior. Most recently, Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Percy Jackson. All these guys have one thing in common; they are participants in “The Grand Adventure.”

This challenge is all about a boy. What marvelous micro adventure can he have in 1024 characters? Will he get the girl? Does he even want the girl? What menace does he face? What problem can he solve using his wits, guile and charm while at the same time laboring under the handicap of being young and inexperienced.

What’s a kid to do?

How does he do it?

Therein lies your mountain to climb.

Can you fashion an adventure for a boy or group in ficly space?

Of course you can. You’re a ficleer and nothing can stand in your way!

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