Party Game @StoryADayMay 7

07Party Game

by Marian Allen

Baby, It’s Cold Outside.”

The others applauded and shouted, “Next!”

Lord, Won’t You Buy Me A Mercedes Benz.”

There was some dispute about that, but it passed.

Food, Glorious Food.”

They all groaned, “Is that the only one you can ever think of?”

“Shut up! It’s the best!”

“Okay, okay. Next!”

I Feel Pretty.”

“Aw, yeah!”


Raucous laughter. “Of course ā€“ what else?”

Solid Gold Cadillac.”

Whistles of approval.

“Your turn! You’re last ā€“ make it good!”

“Oh, shut up! Stupid game!”

“Come on, come on, don’t spoil it! What’s your theme song?”

“Every time we get together, ‘What’s your theme song? What’s your theme song?’ It’s so damn boring! You make me sick, all of you!”

The rest agreed it was a shame, but Wrath always ruined every Seven Deadly Sins night out they’d ever had. Bastard.


A WRITING PROMPT FOR YOU: Someone spoils the evening for a group of friends.



I was born in Louisville, Kentucky, but now live in the woods in southern Indiana. Though I only write fiction, I love to read non-fiction. The more I learn about this world, the more fantastic I see it is.

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One thought on “Party Game @StoryADayMay 7

  1. Jane

    May 7, 2015 at 9:17am

    I always read your stories only a few lines at a time by hitting the down button repeatedly. This one is a good example why. I can’t risk my eyes jumping ahead for spoilers.

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