There are cases where crocodiles and other large reptiles are kept in tiny tanks and live on a poor diet and as a result are small, weak adults.
Earth is our tiny tank and once out on other planets we discover that we have really cool powers and abilities, possibly even growing extra limbs and other/ new body parts
“Yeah, here’s the thing…I’m a time traveller, sorry to disappoint you.”
A travelling merchant sells a multitude of various objects. The cost for each item is a promise, a sacrifice, and a lesson.
You are an adviser to a king who hates anything to do with magic. One day, you are tasked to hunt down all magic users in the kingdom to execute them.
You accept the task reluctantly, but you don’t know what to do next; you, yourself, are secretly a magic user.
“Our lives have no grand purpose. We are, at heart, just small specs in the grands scheme of things.”
“Well, that’s depressing.”
“No. It’s beautiful.”
I know real magic when I feel it.
She grabs the car keys and we head outside.
You have the power to see other people’s worst nightmares. This forms in handy when you feel like blackmailing your enemies. Every day, when going to work you see hundreds of people, and their nightmares hovering near them. One day, as you hurry to your destination, you bump into a stranger. You look up, and see their nightmare hovering above them. To your shock and horror, you realize that their worst nightmare is…. you.
My father and I have commenced work on our next refuge.
Alas, the human mind is far from almighty, and the mouse continues to dance its tango on the ceiling, never missing a beat and never putting a foot wrong, at night, in the family of the former engineer.