Below you will find the results of my having challenged myself for a number of days to write a short story with a beginning and middle and an end inside of 30 minutes. Here is what I came up with. I hope you like it.
When I was fourteen, I discovered my mutant ability: I have the power to cause anyone who asks me what my mutant ability is to explode on the spot immediately after asking.
I have very few friends, and I have been denied admission to Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters three times. The interview process was awkward and ugly.
With great power comes great confusion, counter productivity and self-consciousness.