“Whatcha doin?” Dazzle Woman asked.
Exceptional Man continued to gaze at the roof below. “I’m watching them vote.” (More)
Midday Matinee is our people watching, people doing and people being feature. Join the Woodland Creatures for an afternoon break.
Welcome back to Tuesday’s Tale, a weekly feature where we collaborate to write a story. Previous Tuesday’s Tales include Dead Leftovers Walking and Ratman and Flyswatter vs. Doomerang! We follow the basic rules of the “Yes, And” improvisational game – accept everything written so far as part of the story, and add your own paragraph (or so) where the last addition left off – except you needn’t begin your addition with “Yes, and.” I’ll start the story….
“You’re using your microwave vision to watch people vote?” Dazzle Woman asked, circling him in her TranspariJet. “Isn’t that an invasion of privacy?”
“Maybe.” Exceptional Man reached under his cape to adjust his outer-underwear. “But I’m looking for voter fraud.”
“And how would you spot that?” she asked.
He glanced up with an Isn’t It Obvious expression. “It’s fraud if they don’t vote for me.”
Green Rage looked up from the street below. “It’s not fraud if they like me better. I’m hu-u-u-uge!”
“That’s just steroids,” The Smarm called from across the street. “I bet you get them from your mob friends.”
“I dare you to come over here and say that,” Green Rage bellowed.
The Crankshaft ran his hands through his tousled gray hair and shook his head. “Why won’t anyone pay attention to me?”