Thursday, December 10, 2009

Flash Fiction 55

Flash Fiction 55
Friday 55 Flash Fiction is brought to you by G-man (Mr Knowitall). The idea is you write a story in exactly 55 words. If you want to take part pop over and let G-man know when you've posted your 55. Here is today's:



He bought the most expensive car he could afford.
It had every known bell and whistle.
He was so very proud and loved to show it off.
He loved the looks he got while driving it.
But the day came when he drove his car into a tree
and found out how the






Mercedes bends.

Since I discovered it was okay I am writing a second flash 55 which will be a continuous story but a complete story every week. Here then is the thirty sixth chapter in the exciting ongoing adventures of Sir Laughsalot and Robberhood.

The entire story to date is HERE
The most recent chapters are HERE

Sir Laughsalot stood armed with a burlap bag.
The dragon looked down at Laughsalot, opened its mouth, and licked its lips.
At the moment Laugsalot threw the burlap bag into the dragon's mouth.
The dragon's flame went out.
Sir Laughsalot pulled his Laughing Sword and advanced toward the dragon.
The dragon was no longer bored.

Of course the dragons were busy today you can see them HERE.

24 comments:

Brian Miller said...

oh, love the continuation of laughalot...will he prevail and win his spot or will they be looking for another knight in the wake of a meal.

and mercedes bends...lol. too much. nice double barrel 55s!

mine is up!

G-Man said...

I got this Doc. And I liked it!
Excellent 55...
I think that I'm gonna make up an award for you...
The Prince of Puns?
The Grinch of Groans?
I'll work on it...
Thanks for being so cool.
Have a Great Week End....Galen

otin said...

haha Mercedes bends! very funny!

Mojo said...

I gotta say, I shoulda seen that coming.

Janis Joplin would be proud! (Of course she drove a Porsche 356A...)

♥ Boomer ♥ said...

Mercedes bends..... !!!!!! Harharhar! Great 55!

Mine's up. I think the finale.

Have a great weekend.

Janna said...

This reminds me of an accident I had when I was 17. I rolled the car three times in the middle of a highway.
The car wasn't a Mercedes, but it sure found ways to "bend" anyway! :o

Nice 55. :)
Mine's ready too... right here.

Larry said...

I liked your Mercedes bends flash55
different but not a groaner. I look forward to reading you again. my 55 is up just follow the link below.


Happy Birthday Galen

anthonynorth said...

A 55 with a twisty twist. Liked that :-)

quilly said...

The Mercedes Benz punchline was perfection.

I hope Sir Laughsalot doesn't kill the dragon. That would be horrid!

Thom said...

That was the best ending to a story ever. Well done and excellent 55 my friend :) You are so clever :)

Roxy said...

Mercedes bends... oh my! Hahaha... cool one!!! Great 55!

Mine is up too!

Hootin' Anni said...

Reminds me of all the Tiger Woods coverage these days...[sorry I couldn't resist]

Love, always love your play on words Doc.

My 55 is all the "F WORDS" this week. Here it is...don't be alarmed tho...trust me

Nessa said...

I always knew Mercedes was bendy. Very funny.

Sounds like Sir Laughsalot will have the last laugh.

Flash Dancing

Dulce said...

Bended mercedes... Oh he must have felt ... LOL

Susan at Stony River said...

Oh no! What a thing to happen to his car. And the poor Dragon--I'm not bored either!

VE said...

That pun was punishing...well...to the Mercedes that is

Steve E said...

Dr John you are SO clever...each week this post of your 55's is like a show we should pay admission to see

I have one EURO to my name, and it is yours if I knew where to send it--OOOPS! It just dropped into the Gulf of Mexico. Oh well, maybe I get another one in the mail?

Akelamalu said...

Oh that's good, very good Dr. John. I so look forward to the punchline because I can never second guess it! :)

Susan Anderson said...

doc you write the funniest 55's! Love that..."discovered how the mercedes bends" LOL Just great.

Mama Zen said...

That 55 is hilarious!

Monkey Man said...

Always a joy to tune in to your chaggy ending. My 55 is Lost. Wait. HERE it is.

Jadey said...

Ut oh hope he has a back up car lol. Sir laughs a lot always puts a smile on my face. I hope you have a great weekend. My 55 is up

hope said...

I groaned on cue at the car but laughed out loud at Sir Laughsalot. I swear, he's the Knight that makes my week.

Nishant said...

I always knew Mercedes was bendy. Very funny

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