For Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Challenge: 19 February 2016
Victorio arrived at the Stars Wars convention all wrapped up as Darth Vader. It was quite a contrast from someone who once flaunted his body on stage.
A former underwear model, Victorio was gorgeous with a fine chiseled body. But time wasn’t kind. He lost his hair and his weight ballooned to 260 pounds. He became homeless and spiraled into depression.
As the children rushed to him with their lightsabers, he revealed the secret he was hiding in his chest. It was a suicide vest that caused them to stop in their tracts.
“Ssssssh!” he whispered and pulled the trigger.
As the children rushed to him with their lightsabers, he revealed a secret that caused them to freeze. It was a suicide vest hidden in his chest.
“Ssssssh!” he whispered and pulled the trigger. But it didn’t work.