Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist. Each week I will post a one word inspiration, then anyone wishing to participate will write a five sentence story based on the prompt word. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just use it for direction.This week, Lillie chose the word "Potions," and I turn back the clock to a famous madman who fell because of his own ambition.
The lineage of my blood may very well end with me, but I must continue on.
The assembled corpse lay still, waiting for the proper time to embrace life; and the machinery that will make my "son" animate hums discontentedly as the powerful storm approaches.
With clatter-clack of chains and spinning wheels I raise my creation to the heavens, and soon he shall know the sting of the storm's kiss -- soon life will come to this foul retch.
I, and I alone, have learned the secret to the elixir of life; and only I am prepared, like God in Heaven, to call this soul from the darkness.
The course is set, the time is now, and my regrets are none.