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The Thrills of Joyless Spell-Casting

By Alberta Rollins

By K.H. ObergfollPublished about a year ago 1 min read
The Thrills of Joyless Spell-Casting
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“Class, please keep it down. There’ll be no excitement here, that I can promise you.” Professor Quillgriffis cautioned.

“Magic in the real world is not what you see on TV. It’s deadly, dangerous business and not a ton of fun.” She paused, giving a stern look to a few students nearest the back.

“That’s it. Lock your wands away. Open your books to page Four-Hundred-and-Sixty-Two: Chapter Forty, Greatest Spells for Wandless Charms. Projecting your Success.”

“She sure is a dud,” Florence Silverling whispered amidst an assortment of giggles.

“So, you think you can do better?” Professor Quillgriffis queried, "Let's see..."

Young AdultShort StoryMicrofictionHumorFantasyAdventure

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K.H. Obergfoll

Writing my escape, my future…if you like what you read—leave a comment, an encouraging tip, or a heart—I’m always looking to improve, let me know if there is anything I can do better.

& above all—thank you for your time

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