On Passing King Vertigas: Friday Fictioneer

This was no walk in the park…

Friday Fictioneers – Rochelle Wisoff-Fields posts a pic to write a 100 word story about.

This week it’s: Humor Time

Copyright – Claire Fuller

Copyright – Claire Fuller

On Passing King Vertigas

Ferdenzango and his son walked along the path that led to the statue of King Vertigas.

Ferdie, Jr., was always awed by the statue.

“Who was he?” the son asked again for the hundredth time.

“Vertigas was a great king,” father replied, “who suffered years of indignities at the hand of the dark wizard, Messersmertz, who turned him into this stone statue.”

“Tell me again what the worst indignity King Vertigas suffered?” Ferdie’s eyes twinkled as he asked.

“It actually happened after he was turned into this statue.”

“And what was that, father?”

“Learning to live with the bird shit!”

Randy Mazie

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18 thoughts on “On Passing King Vertigas: Friday Fictioneer

  1. Randy, Good story with a funny ending. It seems that story’s been told many times before. The poor king having to suffer in life and coming to an undignified end. Good, well-written story. 🙂 —Susan

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