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The Brewmaster

A mushroom head humanoid alien in what appears to be a brewery

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 June 4, 2023.

“So you don’t actually know how to make Seruvian Brew?”


“Well, I checked the vat back there, and I’m looking at the settngs for the pre-cursor, and they’re waaaaaay off. Like, way off. You guys said you knew how to do this!”

“Well, we might have exaggerted just a teensy bit. I’ve tried it. Once. Didn’t think it was that hard.”

“Hmmf. Well, it is. For starters, you have the wrong gravity setting. We’ll fix that first. The process doesn’t work at 1g.”