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Burning Up

A Mastodon writing prompt story. These are science fiction short stories (usually 480 characters or less), based on an image generated by EW Doc Parris using MidJourney.

The stories are originally posted on Mastodon via my personal account.

Originally published May 21, 2023.

They want me to bring the heat? I’ll bring them the heat.

Um, actually, I think I’m overheating. I’m pretty sure I saw flames back there. I hate that these stupid implants need external lubrication and fuel to function. Being a walking gas can is really hard on the ol’ social life.

I hope someone with a fire extinguisher comes along soon. I’m not sure how much longer I can keep these flames under control. I still have a mission to finish.