100 Word Challenge | I woke with another headache…

“You’re alive?” asked Artimus, apprentice wizard.

“Of course I am!” spat Belshazzer the Belligerent, his mentor. “I’m not a ghost yet.”

“You’re not a goat, or a waffle, or anything.”

Artimus was confused.

“I woke with another headache,” said Belshazzer, “but I put that down to the firewater more’n you. Why?”

“No reason,” Artimus said quickly.

“Why?!”

“Well,” began the apprentice, “I was practicing my spells, just like you told me to, but I messed one of them up. I’m just glad to know you’re okay.”

“Which spell?”

“Um,” said Artimus.

Just then the door swung open and in walked the servant, Bel-Chezeer, with antlers.

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4 thoughts on “100 Word Challenge | I woke with another headache…

  1. Nice take on the prompt. I like the hapless apprentice, you get a lot of character out of a few words.
    “You’re not a goat, or a waffle, or anything.” – Brilliant.

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