House Proud #prompt #speculativefiction

Geoff adds a touch of humor as always. I hope you get a laugh from his story. 🙂 Enjoy!


Mus Souris had a problem. The tornado had been inaptly timed and having his house blown up into an acacia, while normally a mere inconvenience, was a potential disaster. First his soon to be mother in law was coming to stay and second his wife’s fourteen nephews were on a sleepover and needed to get to school without the distraction of the front door now being fourteen foot off the ground.

Mus scrolled through the google responses to his ‘who can help me move my house?’ question toAlexa. The first ten, irritatingly, focused on the contents rather than on the house itself, though Mus chided himself for failing to focus the question more accurately.

Entry eleven, however, suggested a more hopeful response. He dialled the number.

A cheery, if rather menacing voice answered after one ring. ‘Proboscis Plant and Animal Hire. All your lifting needs dealt with, with a grunt…

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22 thoughts on “House Proud #prompt #speculativefiction

  1. mylilplace says:

    Hahaha…this got me laughing really good. Thanks for sharing, Diana.

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  2. “…All your lifting needs dealt with, with a grunt and a grin!’” Love it!

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  3. TanGental says:

    As ever, thank you for the posting and the hosting Diana

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  4. LOL! I loved this! Thanks for sharing, Diana.

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  5. mistermuse says:

    The “View original post” link didn’t work for me. Hopefully it’s just a temporary glitch, so I’ll try again later (if I can remember!). 😦

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  6. Oh yes I did. I love humor in posts.

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  7. Jina Bazzar says:

    haha, that was a fun one, Diana. RAIN? and – Inadvertent dimensional reconfiguration ….

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