Day 336 of 365 Days of Writing Prompts: Write about a puppet master.
Shannon: “I don’t really care what you want to do, you owe me. I own you, that’s how this works,” my mentor explained coldly.
“This could ruin his life,” I tried to remind him of his humanity.
“Don’t concern yourself with that. It’s my burden,” he stared, waiting for me to get going. Though it pained me, I did.
Erin: When I was handed the power from my father I knew I wanted to live my life differently. I was not going to abuse my decision-making privilege. It wasn’t until I was literally sitting in his throne that I understood how impossible of a feat that was. With only having a limited sky view knowledge of my subject how was I supposed to manipulate their lives for them. I could try my best to make majority rules decisions, but humans are so complex.
Give us a seat to your puppet show.