And lo, @jayna offers us a new prompt in her 50 Word Short Story Challenge.

This time around, we’re offered the prompt of: chocolate



Finally. Evie’s mom put down the chocolate bar. Evie stared at it. It called, beckoning from the kitchen counter.

Mom wouldn’t mind if she had a bite. She stood on tiptoes, grabbing it.

Five bites later it was gone.

Her mother returned from the bathroom. “Hey, who took my Ex-Lax?”


The minor backstory: @therosepatch is having some poop-related problems with her young’un. And thus, this story offers one potential reason for that mess.