Sunday, April 3

Writing Prompt: The Chain Story

By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy

This week’s prompt is a chain story! I’ll give you the first line, and someone else comments and builds off that line. Next commenter will build off that line, and so on.

In the event of two commenters posting at the same time and sending the story in different directions, just pick the line you like best, or try to incorporate both if can.

The sheer genius behind George was his ability to…


Let the fun begin.

12 comments:

  1. make tacos in a flash! Benny had met many human robots in his day, but none were just as perfect and as well built as George.

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  2. Trouble was George didn't see a difference between bugs and beef.

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  3. Benny didn't realise that until he was hospitalised with a rare infection that cost him a leg, three fingers and his happy-go-lucky nature.

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  4. So when Benny rebooted George upon coming home from the hospital, he made sure to reconfigure his programing.

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  5. The new program worked great - for a few weeks. That was until robot Georgette entered the taco shop. It was love at first GB.

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  6. But Benny couldn't afford to have George be out of order after all that happened, so explained to Georgette's owner. "I'm sorry, sir, but my robot can't work with yours in the shop. I'm afraid you'll have to leave her in your car."

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  7. But Benny couldn't afford to have George be out of order after all that happened, so explained to Georgette's owner. "I'm sorry, sir, but my robot can't work with yours in the shop. I'm afraid you'll have to leave her in your car."

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  8. However, Georgette's owner, Peter, was blind and Georgette served as assistive technology that allowed him to read the menus. Therefore, he couldn't leave her behind.

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  9. Benny suggested that Peter take his girl robot to another taco shop around the corner, thereby solving the problem. Neither Benny or Peter realized that George had overheard their conversation.

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  10. George asked Georgette to meet him in the walk-in-freezer, where they would plot their escape together.

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  11. One at a time they snuck to the freezer. As they began to plan their escape, they were deeply saddened when they discovered...

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