Be Careful What You Wish For
for friday fictioneers 100-word challenge 7 march 2014
The volcano was spewing smoke and ash. This meant a virgin had to be sacrificed.
Back in the day, maidens came to Yochi so they wouldn’t make the cut. But now he was old to perform.
In the forest, he freed a trapped dragonfly which happened to be a wizard.
For saving the wizard, he was granted three wishes.
“To be young again,” Yochi said.
“Be strong as that bull.”
“Be well hung as that horse.”
“Are you sure?” The wizard was amused.
It was a wish he’d later regret. The horse was a mare.