Tuesday, January 10, 2017

100 Words a Day 994

I slid up to the bamboo fa├žade of bar, collapsed into a tall seat and heaved a sigh of relief. I let the tension in my body dissipate and perused the menu until the lei-laden bartender appeared.

“What can I get you?”

“I’ll have a Great Devourer.”

“Brave choice,” the bartender responded before turning away.

When the massive drink arrived, there was a roiling fog spilling over the lip. The glass was in the shape of a horrible beast. I had seen it before. The natives believed it to be some terrible god inhabiting the island’s volcano. Typical island folklore.

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