(VIRTUAL) REALITY

Danny stood in the remnants of the castle.

‘Put on your headset,’ the woman instructed him. He did so.

Danny now saw the castle in it’s past glory. He could move around and see the world as it had once been.

A loud blowing horn sounded. Someone yelled ‘We’re under attack.’

Danny felt a swish of air. A cascade of virtual arrows falling from the sky.

He felt a sharp pain in his side. Instinctively he covered it with his hand. It felt damp. He whipped off his headset and stared down at his own blood.

He collapsed among the silent ruins.


Copyright Roger Bulltot

Written as part of the Friday Fictioneers challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (more details HERE). The idea is to write a short story of 100 words based on the photo prompt (above).

To read stories of 100 words based on this week’s prompt, visit HERE.

75 thoughts on “(VIRTUAL) REALITY

      1. I’ve had the odd try and they can be good. I’m still slightly cynical about how widespread they will become. Will every household have them in their living rooms? I’m not so sure – remember a few years ago we were all being sold 3D television as the next big thing…

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    1. It’s only a matter of time before people get lost in virtual reality – and crime will always be one of the first to take advantage in many mysterious ways!

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  1. I guess that he will not be able to describe his attacker. Robinhood will be relieved. I have told him no more mead. Yours Little John.

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