February 22 – Flash Fiction – Unicorn

Charli’s prompt this week:

February 22, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a unicorn. It can be realistic or fantastical. Go where the prompt leads.

“A unicorn? You want a unicorn?” Sarah turned from her daughter and looked at her ex-husband, Peter, rolling her eyes. “Honestly, it’s like living with Verruca Salt! She thinks she can demand anything, and that you’ll get it! How are you going to handle this one? They’re not even real!”
She was fed up of her daughter’s unrealistic demands, and the fact that Peter, anxious to score Best Parent points, would always succumb to the demands.
Peter just smiled and said “No problem, my Princess!” and hastily typed Unicorn into the Amazon search bar. Amazon sold everything after all!

https://carrotranch.com/2018/02/22/february-22-flash-fiction-challenge/

39 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. meethiflyer
    Jun 05, 2018 @ 08:06:24

    Nice, dear! Check out my post on UNICORN 🌈 https://unpluggedcreations.com/the-unicorn-trend-explained/
    Thanks! 😃

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  3. Charli Mills
    Feb 28, 2018 @ 23:27:04

    Ha, ha! Amazon might be responsible for a generation of kids who expect anything! Funny, but frustrating for the Mom in your story.

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  4. robbiesinspiration
    Feb 27, 2018 @ 04:58:22

    Haha, I laughed at this. So true.

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  5. Shallow Reflections
    Feb 26, 2018 @ 16:57:54

    That mother is never going to win this battle with the ex! LOL.

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  6. anuragbakhshi
    Feb 26, 2018 @ 04:23:33

    Either Peter is in for a surprise, or his daughter is 🙂

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  7. Jennie
    Feb 24, 2018 @ 03:37:38

    This is good, Ritu!!

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  8. Dorinda Duclos
    Feb 24, 2018 @ 01:30:15

    Love it!!! Of course, the only logical place to look! 🦄

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  9. floridaborne
    Feb 23, 2018 @ 23:54:23

    LOL! Amazon has everything except it might cost you. 🙂

    Like

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  10. Michael
    Feb 23, 2018 @ 22:40:23

    You are desperate aren’t you when you go to google to find a unicorn…good one Ritu..

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  11. willowdot21
    Feb 23, 2018 @ 21:29:58

    Typical !A little princess and doteing dad… Love it 💜

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  12. Erika Kind
    Feb 23, 2018 @ 21:29:13

    Lol… why not… it is worth trying!

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  13. Annette Rochelle Aben
    Feb 23, 2018 @ 21:27:59

    Well,since Lucky Charms cereal has added a Unicorn Marshmallow shape… perhaps Amazon carries that cereal

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  14. dornahainds
    Feb 23, 2018 @ 20:44:53

    Amazon really does have everything to almost anything up for grabs.. at cost, of course.. 😎🥀😎🥀😎🥀

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