Thursday, March 5, 2015

100-Word Scifi: "Sucker Punch"

It's been a while, but it's back. I occasionally write hundred-word stories based on a random word. Today's word is "spike."
Sucker Punch
By Nigel G. Mitchell

Buddy Norton snickered as he poured the contents of the flask into the punch bowl. He jerked as a hand clapped onto his shoulder belonging to Principal Stern.

"Spiking the punch," Stern snarled. "A new low for you, Buddy. But wait, that's not alcohol. What is that?"

Buddy shrugged. "Found it in my dad's liquor cabinet. Thought it was beer."

Screams filled the school auditorium as the students and faculty began to sprout fur, claws, tails, and tentacles.

The monster wearing Principal Stern's suit and now holding Buddy's shoulder scowled with three eyes, and snarled, "It's detention for you, Buddy."

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