"The Lion's Share" an original work of fiction told in just #fiftywords

in fiftywords •  2 years ago 

This is an entry in the #fiftywords story challenge by @miniature-tiger. The current theme is "zoo".

Check out @miniature-tiger's post: https://steemit.com/fiftywords/@miniature-tiger/fiftywords-stories-round-up-and-theme-for-weekdays-4-zoo and please check out all the other 50 word stories in #fiftywords

The story is exactly 50 words long.

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Mellisa found Leo crying, by the pool.
“What’s the matter?” she asked, stroking his long mane.
“It’s the gazelles,” he said, tears rolling down his face. “They are having a party, and they haven’t invited me.”
“To be fair, my dear, the last time you did eat half the guests.”

...

Current Serialised Ghost Story: “Haunted”

A family move into a big old house. The house has history. The family have history. Spooky stuff happens.

Part one https://steemit.com/f/@felt.buzz/haunted-part-one-an-original-work-of-fiction-for-the-365daysofwriting-challenge
Part two
https://steemit.com/fiction/@felt.buzz/haunted-part-two-an-original-work-of-fiction-for-the-365daysofwriting-challenge
Part three
https://steemit.com/fiction/@felt.buzz/haunted-part-three-an-original-work-of-fiction-for-the-365daysofwriting-challenge
Part four
https://steemit.com/fiction/@felt.buzz/haunted-part-four-an-original-work-of-fiction-for-365daysofwriting-challenge

Very short stories (stories told in exactly 50 words)

“Another Crime Involving Rhyme”
Someone is killing words. Inspector Poet is on the case
https://steemit.com/fiftywords/@felt.buzz/another-crime-involving-rhyme-an-original-work-of-fiction-in-exactly-fiftywords

“When Rhyme Is A Crime”
Theft, murder, bad rhymes...
https://steemit.com/fiftywords/@felt.buzz/when-rhyme-is-a-crime-an-original-fictional-story-in-fiftywords#@snrm/re-feltbuzz-when-rhyme-is-a-crime-an-original-fictional-story-in-fiftywords-20180120t194306704z

Some more of my short stories

Some more of my short stories

“Moisturise”
Some people only have their memories for company…
https://steemit.com/fiction/@felt.buzz/moisturise-an-original-work-of-fiction-for-the-365daysofwriting-challenge

“Mother Bot”
Don’t read this if you have mother issues.
https://steemit.com/weekendfreewrite/@felt.buzz/mother-bot-an-original-work-of-fiction-for-the-weekend-freewrite-challenge

“Home”
A man is on a journey. But why?
https://steemit.com/fiction/@felt.buzz/home-an-original-work-of-fiction-for-the-365daysofwriting-challenge

“Power”
Not sure I'd want this power...
https://steemit.com/freewrite/@felt.buzz/power-an-original-fictional-story-for-the-5-minute-freewrite-challenge

“Ending”
A relationship ends
https://steemit.com/fiction/@felt.buzz/ending-an-original-work-of-fiction-for-the-365daysofwriting-contest#@mydivathings/re-feltbuzz-ending-an-original-work-of-fiction-for-the-365daysofwriting-contest-20180120t082238861z

Some big news for me! One of my steemit stories (Reunion - told in 8 parts last month) has been selected to appear in the Isle of Write Anthology (see this post https://steemit.com/writing/@isleofwrite/isle-of-write-curation-to-publication-update). I am so excited to be a part of this. Please pay them a visit and check out the other stories that have been selected too. You too can be curated: so read the post and find out how!

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Lol. Funny story, really cute. Poor Leo. The feelings are complex...

You know how it is. You go to a party. You make one tiny faux pas, and no one let's you forget about it...

That was a really cute story.

Thank you for sharing.

I’m surprised it wasn’t the lambs having parties. I saw that little felted lamb you made and have it in the back of my head when I read your work.

Is Mellisa a bee?

Mellisa can be whatever you want her to be(e)!
In my head she was a lioness, but she could be any species, I guess. I like the idea of a wise bee travelling from cage to cage, dispensing comfort and advice to all the animals!

I didn't even think about doing a story using my felted characters! That would have been a good idea!

Maybe your lion can meet up with Chozzy. That'll take care of that smirk on his face. :-)

good idea! :)

But how would we do that, lol.
Oh, I got it. I can do my part what he does, and you do the side of the lion. :-) Bam! A new story.

Meaning how they meet up, and the results.

I'm up for it, if you are! :)

Will get my end done when I wake in the morning. Fifty word limit. :-)

Shall I wait, and 'reply' with a fiftyword story to yours? :)

After having a bit of a thought, to make it more interesting, we should wait for the next prompt. Forgot I did the weekend one already, lol. Posting after mine would be perfect. :-)

I haven't checked out the next prompt yet.. :)

Cool, I think it would be fun and interesting lol.

I mean he has already been near the lion pen, to feed them the birds, lol.

hahahahaha
burp
yeah, I guess that's true..

Lol, that was an epic response.

:D Thank you ah I have so many laughs deep inside of me they just look forward to bursting out

That is a good thing, lol. Unless it bursts from the other end.

LOL!

LOLOL we gotta keep up the jokes - the world needs more funny. IF it bursts from the other end all the gazelles would certainly not let me come play :\

I can't blame them, lol. But I bet the elephants would. They can just blow the fumes away. :-)

lolol I just watched that pink elephants clip from dumbo on YT accidentally and I couldn't help but think of this..

Lol, you're welcome. :-) Guess you best hang low like the elephants trunk. And watch which way the wind blows.

Poor Leo. He thought they were the hors d’oeuvres..

hahaha you can't blame a lion...

Snacks on legs. Yum.

Well, I'm not really missing out I guess... lol

Haha. Poor Leo.

Poor Leo, indeed! :)