For the prompt: Battery life
“I don’t like it”, Mary said, her eyes sparking an angry blue.
sorry honey”, Bill replied, “there’s nothing I can do about it. As I’ve
told you a hundred times, I was assigned. It’s my size dear, I was born
for certain tasks.’
“But you could be a torch!” Mary was
shouting now. She knew it was a fight she couldn’t win, but as a niner,
she didn’t have the capacity to hold it in. “I’m sure there’s a music
device that could use you!”
“Every other job has been
miniaturized sweetest, there’s just not that many services a C class guy
like me can perform. I know it’s distasteful, but thank your anodes
this particular device’s size is regulated by the size of its end user!
It’s about the only gadget I can think of that were it made much
smaller, it would have no real purpose! And everyone needs a job my
Mary understood. It was just, just so damned annoying.
“Alright dear, go to work. I’ll have the trickle charger ready when you
Bill gave his cute little 9 volt wife a kiss goodbye,
jumped out of their packaging and rolled across the nightstand and to
his employer’s door. “Hey Harry” he said as his partner squeezed inside
the module first. “How’s it goin Bill” Harry replied; “ready to have
your electrolyte turned to butter?”
“Har de har” Bill said as he
followed Harry, slipping himself into the ‘Magic Rabbit” vibrator and
twisting shut the lid from the inside.