This is a fairly short story, that is told as a back and forth. But for all its brevity, it doesn’t half hit hard. After I finished reading it I sat quietly mouthing “Daaaaaaaamn” to myself. Dark, sinister and mysterious themes: these are a few of my favourite things.


STORY NUMBER: 56 PROMPT PROVIDER: @baboonicorn AUTHOR: @danbeames TITLE: HIGH

It feels like there’s someone here. I mean, I know there’s no one here

-There’s someone here

There’s no one here

-There’s some*thing* here

I didn’t know what it would be like

-How could you?

So… What now?

-Tell me what you want. We can do whatever you want. You want to see something?

I just want to get high. You know, buzzing

-You want to enjoy music? Light? Sex?

Yeah sure, I’m going out, music, then whole lot

-I can make you more confident?

Sure, sure, let’s go

-OK. Let me take over. Alright? We’ll have a great time

OK, OK, let’s go

-Control, we need a high dose please

Who are you talking to?

GO FOR CONTROL, CONFIRM ADMINISTRATION

What the fuck is that?

-Confirmed control, administer now

UNDERSTOOD. RELEASING SUBSTANCE

What’s going on?

PERMISSION TO DELETE ORIGINAL IMAGE

I’m freaking out a bit here, how long does this last?

-Granted, we have full command of the host

Where am I going?

IMAGE DELETED. COMMENCE REWRITING PROTOCOL

-Unit is under our authority, reconstructing personality

NEW PILOT SUCCESSFULLY INSTALLED

-Thank you Control, we are on the move

ENJOY YOUR NEW SHIP


PROMPT: The latest recreational craze amongst the rich & dissolute is a sentient designer drug.