Of Falling Skies and Magic Dragons

Time for another entry in Friday Fictioneers challenge, courtesy of Rochelle Wissof-Fields. If you want to give it a try, check the info on her blog. 100 words more or less, inspired by a photo, here we go….

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 Copyright – Kelly Sands

Captain’s Log, Stardate 53714.3

It’s been 3 months since we received a distress call from Gharadius Prime. Our 5-person mission has been  studying a strange anomaly, a 21st century village that mysteriously appeared complete with its residents, animals and buildings. It seems no one knows what exactly happened, they just fell from the sky. I find it very disturbing how calm and unfazed all these illegal immigrants look. When asked what happened, one shabby looking elder said: “One minute we were rolling some papers and then puff! The magic dragon brought us here!”
And now we have to locate that dragon.

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55 thoughts on “Of Falling Skies and Magic Dragons

  1. It’s amazing what can be accomplished with strings and sealing wax if you know what you’re doing 😉
    Fun take on the prompt, I especially love the idea of the authorities searching for Puff

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  2. Loved your story! Puff the Magic Dragon took me by surprise, and I love the humorous last line.
    (It occurred to me that in my story, where the whole planet gets sucked up by a beam of light, and all that stuff, there could be another dimension, where they’d end up in your story on Gharadias Prime! 🙂 That would be fun!)

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  3. I think most stories can be improved by the addition of a magic dragon, as a rule. Good call. Although I must admit that song did make me cry when I was little 🙂

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  4. what a magical journey for these illegal residents . . . wonder how many places they were transported to in their lifetime. smiles.

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  5. I’ve been gone so long I am making up for lost time and pouring through your blog. This story made me laugh. Loved it! BTW I am seriously jamming on your music choices top to bottom. It is making my work day fly by.

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