Pumpkin – A Drabble

The crackling of electricity filled the lab, running through bicycle pumps tied together on a table.
“It’s alive!” Igor yelled.
The electricity shut off.
“No, it’s not. It’s melting all over my equipment.”
The lights came back on an angry man in a lab coat.
Igor flipped the pumps off the table. “Sorry, Master.” He began lining up women shoes.
The man circled the workspace.
“What is it you are attempting, Igor?”
“Making a pumpkin.” Igor pulled a crown off the melted pumps and put it on the shoes.
“You know they’ll be on post-Halloween sale tomorrow, right?”
Pffft. Amateur.”

This story was written based on this prompt.


About Aheïla

Somewhere in Quebec City, Aheïla works as a Game Design Director by day and writes by night. Known for her blue hair, unyielding dynamism and tasty cooking (quails, anyone?), she’s convinced “prose is the new crack”. She satisfies her addiction daily on The Writeaholic’s Blog and weekly on Games' Bustles View all posts by Aheïla

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