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I'm hoping you'll spontaneously combust - writing prompt

Submitted: December 27, 2018

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Submitted: December 27, 2018

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Why are you staring at me?

I’m hoping you spontaneously combust.

For what possible reason? Even if I do, you won’t be able to prove that you caused it. So you’ll have to use someone else as a guinea pig as well.

Eh, tragic accident, I guess. And?

Even if that does work, it might still just be a fluke.

I fail to see the problem.

So, you’ll try it a third time. You’ll call it for science.

Yes, that’s how it works. Multiple hypotheses, experiments, and conclusions. You’re actually pretty smart.

But if all that doesn’t work, you’ll keep trying. You’ll be labeled a serial killer.

I’m finding it hard to follow what you want out of this conversation.

Just because some people locked you up in a—

You sent me to a fucking mental institution and expect me not to be a little whacky when I get out? Do you know what I dealt with in there?

Please, it was for your own good. You were going to hurt yourself. I-

Oh, please. That’s a load of horse shit and you know it. You knew it back then and you know it now. The one time I asked you for help and you denied me.

I was just trying—

Just tell me the truth. Don’t deny me that. You were terrified of me. You still are.

So… you’re still staring.

Still hoping.

TFR Prompt #100


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