I came across this awesome blog by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields who has this Friday Fictioneer section. So I plunged in with another fiction. Check out the blog for awesome 100 word fictions. 

You gotta respond to the photo prompt with 100 words story. 

So here is my entry.

You can read my earlier short fictions here.


The Cursed King

I see you in trouble… it pains me.

I want to set you free.

I went against your wishes. I was blind, I didn’t think about you. Warmth of romance and the dazzling beauty of the woman blinded me. I wanted only her.

But this is what she has made me. Forgive me Oh People, your king stands today as a stoned statue and can’t fight for you.

Pray to the Almighty, my people, beg him to remove this curse – pray that I can send the queen of underground back to her empire and set you free from this anarchy.
      
Copyright – Claire Fuller
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This 100 words Fantasy Fiction is my entry for the Friday Fictioneer Post for Rochelle’s Blog  on the photo prompt.
Linking this post as my Day 4 Post for Ultimate Blog Challenge July 2014
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Tina Basu

31 Comments on 100 Word Story – The Cursed King

  1. Leo
    July 4, 2014 at 12:57 pm (2 years ago)

    is this some myth based story, Tina? nice one.

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  2. Tina Basu
    July 4, 2014 at 12:58 pm (2 years ago)

    hhaha… no myth just some fantasy and weird imagination!!

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  3. Judy Yaron
    July 4, 2014 at 3:07 pm (2 years ago)

    hmm … Tina, definitely something to think about. Sadly, it reminds me of some of the Leaders I know … THANKS 🙂 HUGS <3

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  4. Tina Basu
    July 4, 2014 at 3:09 pm (2 years ago)

    thanks Judy for dropping by.

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  5. Corinne Rodrigues
    July 4, 2014 at 4:03 pm (2 years ago)

    Did the picture set off this story? It's quite fascinating.

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  6. Minette
    July 4, 2014 at 4:03 pm (2 years ago)

    What a fun concept and great picture, must have inspired lots of ideas for stories. I liked your perspective and how much you were able to share in 100 words. Well done!
    Minette
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  7. Sherri Hayter
    July 4, 2014 at 4:03 pm (2 years ago)

    Nice Tina, fun idea to participate in, I like it 🙂

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  8. Vinodini Iyer
    July 4, 2014 at 4:09 pm (2 years ago)

    Brilliant! You've managed beautifully in 100 words 🙂

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  9. Diane Achatz
    July 4, 2014 at 4:09 pm (2 years ago)

    So much fun to read! I know how difficult it is to limit oneself to 100 words. I am guilty of using an excess of words, because I love them so.

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  10. Reema D'souza
    July 4, 2014 at 5:03 pm (2 years ago)

    Such a different take. An interesting read 🙂

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  11. Tina Basu
    July 4, 2014 at 5:14 pm (2 years ago)

    Thanks Minette, yes I thought od a lot of possibilities, but liked this one

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  12. Tina Basu
    July 4, 2014 at 5:15 pm (2 years ago)

    Absolutely Corinne

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  13. Tina Basu
    July 4, 2014 at 5:15 pm (2 years ago)

    Thanks Vinodini

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  14. Tina Basu
    July 4, 2014 at 5:16 pm (2 years ago)

    yeah i did edit quite a lot to get this final one!

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  15. Tina Basu
    July 5, 2014 at 7:20 am (2 years ago)

    Thanks Cathy, I am glad you liked it.

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  16. Tina Basu
    July 5, 2014 at 7:21 am (2 years ago)

    Thank you Sheetal

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  17. Anonymous
    July 6, 2014 at 7:23 am (2 years ago)

    Dear Tina, Good story from "a stoned statue". GREAT story! Thanks for the entertainment! Nan 🙂

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  18. Alicia
    July 6, 2014 at 7:24 am (2 years ago)

    (as a stoned statue and can’t fight for you.You might want to change this to stone statue unless you mean he's on drugs which really puts a new cast on the story.) This is very well written in 100 words. A pleasure to read.

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  19. Tina Basu
    July 6, 2014 at 3:43 pm (2 years ago)

    yep, he is cursed by the underground queen to be a statue of stone!

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  20. Rochelle Wisoff-Fields
    July 7, 2014 at 9:15 am (2 years ago)

    Dear Tina,

    Welcome to Friday Fictioneers.

    The king is truly cursed. It's a hard life.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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  21. Tina Basu
    July 7, 2014 at 9:16 am (2 years ago)

    Thanks Rochelle for dropping by.

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  22. P.S. Joshi
    July 7, 2014 at 10:45 am (2 years ago)

    Tina, Welcome to Friday Fictioneers! Good story and well written. The king's realized too late he was foolish. Poor king and poor people. Well done. 🙂 —Susan

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