The Amazing Professor Nuostabi's Miraculous Mechanical Man

[<] [>]  by C. Scott Davis [@]

19 August 2012

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Drabble Challenge #95

Prompt: machine

When the curtain rises, the audience stares in awe at my gleaming brass form and features of polished wood. Before I even start to move, they are transfixed. Then the Professor winds up my mechanisms and I begin to perform, to gasps and applause.

I love entertaining them, but once the lights go down and I am left alone with my thoughts, I feel myself slowly winding down, and I am afraid.

There's always a next time - has always been a next time, and yet I still fear the non-existence in between.

What if this time I don't come back?



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