I like this scene, which I wrote some time ago. I’d need to flesh it out some to use it, and obviously go somewhere with it.
I’ve never figured out what story goes with it … though I have dabbled with leaving it as a free-standing short story that leaves the end somewhat open.
I think I’m using it in a YA-level fantasy on which I’m working, though it will need a lot of changes (not the least of which, there won’t be a drunk 15-year-old in it).
The file name on my computer is “Chapter One – defunct.”
Anyway … here goes: Read the rest of this entry »