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Prompt #8: Guide to Avoid Total Annihilation – 501 Prompts

The Prompt They were prepared for an alien invasion and for a pandemic, but not at the same time.In: 5000 Writing Prompts by Bryn Donovan My Story “The first step to avoiding the end of civilization as you know it is really simple. You need to recognize what you’re up against. If you know the threat you’re facing, then you can beat it. The following handbook will help you to assess the situation correctly and provide valuable information on how to deal with any world-ending threat.” The system’ Guide to Avoid Total… Read more Prompt #8: Guide to Avoid Total Annihilation – 501 Prompts

Prompt #7: Another Way – 501 Prompts

The Prompt Most intelligent species in the galaxy aren’t equipped for war, and humans conquer planets with ease. One commander turns traitor and helps an alien race resist.In: 5000 Writing Prompts by Bryn Donovan My Story Fleet commander Trisha Jones had made a colossal mistake. Her orders had been to conquer the planet inhabited by the Octonians, one of the most technologically advanced civilizations in the entire known universe. And a race of pacifists who had no concept of fighting and conquer, as she had found out after leading a devastating massacre… Read more Prompt #7: Another Way – 501 Prompts

Prompt #6: Betrayal – 501 Prompts

The Prompt Nobody ventures here without a mask.In: 5000 Writing Prompts by Bryn Donovan My Story Niala led me deeper and deeper into the tunnel system that stretched out for miles under our city. Nobody cared to know who had built it once rumors about the tremendous treasure waiting to be discovered got out. I gave the remains of the long-forgotten civilization little attention as we passed them. The crystal in her left hand shone brightly and drenched the narrow corridor in sharp, alien light. “Nobody should venture here without… Read more Prompt #6: Betrayal – 501 Prompts

Prompt #5: Survival – 501 Prompts

The Prompt The waters of this river will make anybody drunk.In: 5000 Writing Prompts by Bryn Donovan My Story The group of ragged men and women cheered gleefully as they finally reached the water. Their baggage was scattered on the hot sand, as they drank from the river and bathed in it to cool down. Tkiz’kxix was watching the humans through their multifaceted eyes from the shadow of a huge palm tree. Their mandibles clacked in a soft rhythmic melody. The humans had been reluctant to ask for help. But… Read more Prompt #5: Survival – 501 Prompts

Prompt #4: The Warning – 501 Prompts

The Prompt She doesn’t know why he can read the runes.In: 5000 Writing Prompts by Bryn Donovan My Story Last night strange runes had appeared on the outer palace wall, right above the entrance gate. By the time the palace guard had noticed it, the whole city was already gossiping about it. There had been no other topic on the market that day. Out of curiosity, Shelay decided to take a detour on her way home to see it with her own eyes. Her little brother Toni complained, but she… Read more Prompt #4: The Warning – 501 Prompts

Prompt #3: Happy Hour – 501 Prompts

The Prompt A fae, a giant and a gnome walk into a tavern.In: 5000 Writing Prompts by Bryn Donovan My Story “What a day…” said Taly and sipped on her Bloody Marie. Tired as she was, her wings had lost most of their glitter. “You can say that again.”, answered Norbi, who sat to her left. “How’s work going at the mines?” “Uh, you know…”, he started, his head supported by his hands, elbows on the counter. “Kinda pointless. As always.” “Why is that?” She knew the gnome’s complaints too… Read more Prompt #3: Happy Hour – 501 Prompts

Prompt #2: Changing Tides – 501 Prompts

The Prompt The horses burst into flames.In: 5000 Writing Prompts by Bryn Donovan My Story The battlefield unfolded before Jarlon just as he had expected. Their infantry engaged the enemy, winning ground in some places, while others looked dangerously close to breaking to his experienced eye. Swords clashed on shields. Spears pierced in between the joints of armor. Arrows rained down from above. Men screamed in their dying breath. It was the raging sea of madness and despair Jarlon was intimately familiar with. “Sir.” Sergeant Slim was standing next to… Read more Prompt #2: Changing Tides – 501 Prompts

Prompt #1: Change – 501 Prompts

The Prompt The barbarian girl from the north arrives at the school for priests.In: 5000 Writing Prompts by Bryn Donovan My Story The other adepts were in a hurry to get to the garden in front of the monastery. Nobody wanted to miss the grand arrival of the barbarian princess. John was in the crowd gathering near the old iron gate. In anticipation of their newest arrival, it stood wide open. Father Brighton had announced the news a few weeks ago. Talks hadn’t ceased since. To end the unrelenting war… Read more Prompt #1: Change – 501 Prompts