Daily Flash Fiction Challenge 102: The Demon Tyranny

This is the 102nd in a series of 365 Flash Fiction stories I’m writing. You can find out more about the challenge here.

The Demon Tyranny, by Jonathan L. Lawrence, 13th March 2013

Word count: 1,000

The story:

“Damn that fool, I warned him never to come here,” the tyrant said to thin air, then he addressed the soldier, “Mobilise the army, have the reserves man the castle. I want their heads now.”

The soldier clasped a closed fist to his chest/ The soldier hurried out, yelling for the generals, and other officers.

The tyrant sat back in his throne, looking into space, “Who cares? I have an army, I will become a God. They have nothing but a tame ogre.”

He sat in silence for a few moments, as if listening.

“No, it won’t come to that. I will succeed,” he said white with fear.

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