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Short Story: Round Two

Takes place after New Recipe.

Genre: slice of life, humour


Despite his efforts, he was once again faced with a mug of unidentifiable dark liquid.

“Try this one,” she said.

He obediently picked up the mug and took a sip.

“More. You can’t taste anything like that.”

Hiding a grimace, he swallowed a mouthful.

It was like drinking spicy mud.

“Is it bad?” she asked when he shuddered.

“It’s grainy.”

She whisked the mug away with a muttered “must be the wasabi” and vanished into the kitchen. He looked down mournfully at his shackled feet.

It appeared that round three was inevitable.




Short Story: New Recipe

Genre: humour, slice of life


She handed him a mug.

“New recipe. What do you think?”

He swirled the slightly viscous liquid and took a whiff. Chocolate, and something else. He took a mouthful.

And choked.

“What is this?” He grabbed his water.

“Chilli chocolate. You don’t like it?”

“Too spicy.”

“Thanks. I’ll try again. Be back a sec,” she dashed off.

He threw his things into his bag.

No way was he staying for round two.

~Continue the story in Round Two~

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