50-Word-Story: Damnit #weblit

50-Word-Story: Damnit #weblit

The fountain was broken.

It was the final insult for Derek Tanner, as he flopped, parched and exhausted, on the cracked tile.

He had crossed the trackless dessert to find the lost city and ransack it for its treasures, and he would die here, for want of a crescent wrench.

0 Replies to “50-Word-Story: Damnit #weblit”

  1. Oh dear. This is where you need better planning or better improvising skills… Also why my adventuring characters tend to be over their “encumbered” limit on gear!

      1. *grins* I swear, my rogues have to drop stuff to fight well. But they would not have the problem that the guy in the story has.

          1. Oh lord, please tell me he is not the type to pack nice clothes for an adventure… and rely on servants to do everything. *sighs*

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