The following 100-word piece of fiction is written for Friday Fictioneers and is based on this photo.
“John, the track stops in midair and if that isn’t enough to frighten you to death, the fall certainly would .” Gail threw the tourist guide to the ground and huffed, exasperated at her husband.
“This doesn’t look like the place to board that dangerous contraption, anyway, “she added nervously at the arena with its large capacity for onlookers.
At the same time, the lights came on and a terrific clap of thunder shook the dense forest dome as the gods roared in laughter.
“These mortals are pathetic and stupid. But these two are going to be fun to watch. Ok, let the games begin ! “