As I continue to delve into my studies, my time is constantly slipping away. However, I’m dedicated to delivering my patrons’ exclusive stories. So over the weekend, I grabbed my computer and hid myself away and started churning through their exclusive tales. Unfortunately, without a readily available idea for a comedy, I thumbed through my favorite comedy skits. While I got a few laughs, they didn’t inspire me. As a result, I pulled out my Rory’s Story Cubes and tossed the nine dice. When the last one rolled to a halt, I explored the symbols and plucked the three that called out to me, a die, a magic wand, and a fish.
Of course, without a broader idea, these three strands were utterly useless. After my mind sputtered, I stepped away from my computer, but as soon as I was out of arm’s reach, an idea slammed into place. Giddy with the concept, I ignored the desire for fresh air and pounced on my computer as the story unfolded in my mind.
Grab a comfortable seat and join this magician as he experiments with a new trick.
As a magician toils at perfecting his latest illusion, his assistant enters his workshop, seeking an answer…
A magician plucked a handful of cubes from the tabletop and tossed them toward a stack of books. As the dice rebounded off the leather-bound tomes, soft footsteps rebounded off the walls. While they crept closer, he reached out, peering at the dots staring out from their tops. With a sigh, he flicked one off the table and turned to the oncoming individual, his wand whirling about his fingers. “How are you doing, Cecilia?”
The moment she came within arm’s reach, the lanky woman stopped, and her arms snaked across her chest as she pursed her lips. “What are you doing in here today?”
“What do I normally do when I isolate myself in my workshop?”
Cecilia peered past him and gestured at the die lying on the floor. “Sebastian, it looks like you’re playing with your collection of trinkets.”
“No, my dear.”
“Then what did you flick off the table?”
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