Wednesday 10 June 2015

Victor's Victory

Zeus was not having a good day and he made sure everyone knew it.
© 2015, Barbara W. Beacham
Photo Prompt- Mondays Finish The Story

To amuse himself, Zeus set his eyes on Earth where he found a poor shephard named Victor having drinks with his friends.

They seemed to be having a wonderful time, but when in his inebriated state Victor revealed that he wanted to be a King, Zeus wanted to be a King-maker!

Zeus immediately took Victor and his friends near an ancient pedestal where a sword had been inserted that people claimed could only be removed by a scion of the royal dynasty.

Source: LillieMcFerrin

Then to everyone's wonder, with school-boyish spunk, Victor easily pulled out the sword in full view of his friends and the royal soldiers and rested on his laurels when declared King, while Zeus felt better!

Photo-Prompt- Magpie Tales

Linking with-
ABC Wednesday- V For Victor, Victory
Mondays Finish The Story
Magpie Tales
Five Sentence Fiction- Spunk
Two Shoes In Texas-Wonder


  1. Love the accompanying photos! So rare for Zeusto set out with aanother's happiness in mind.

  2. Great story with cool pics.

  3. That's a fun read, with wit and action.

  4. We had nasty weather here yesterday! Nice today.


  5. Great story and pictures to show the letter V.

  6. What the youngster.

  7. The photos are great. It reminds me of the legend of King Arthur, set in a different time, parallel universes.

  8. Such a cleverly twisted tale, with the god bestowing power and honor on a mere mortal, just to amuse himself! I totally enjoyed this and the pictures fit perfectly. :-)

  9. I enjoyed your story and the photos of the mortals. :-)
    The View from the Top of the Ladder

  10. What fun! And great use of the pictures.

  11. Short, and sweet with complementary pics, Loved it, Anita.

  12. Interesting!! Nice pics to go with it!!


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