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A grand scale game of poker.


Submitted:Jul 27, 2008    Reads: 179    Comments: 0    Likes: 1   


Tensions high, as these people stare each other down. Stakes are high, but it's not about the payout - it's about their ego. Winning this could prove something to the world or what might be left of it. Who will break first? Who will call the bluff? This is no longer a game of chance, but of lying.

The problem is, nothing will happen unless someone makes the first push. Are they really holding a good hand? Or are they just lying, stealing, and waiting. Those chips scattered in the pot is starting to fear for what might happen, but the players don't care. Why should they? That pot is nothing to them; it's just about winning - beating, or rather, destroying their opponent. Around the table, the negotiations are falling and people are distrusting each other more and more. Finally it happens; someone makes a move and shows a good hand, the problem is - everyone had a good hand, the same hand. That pot is lost, there are no winners; no one was bluffing, and those nukes come falling down onto the pot.





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