For Sonya’s Three Line Tales prompt.
photo by Michal Vrba via Unsplash
There is something about the sight of children absorbed in a tactical game of skill, wits and intelligence that gives me the creeps.
I imagine them later, older, sitting together again, but this time around a conference table in a boardroom.
Older, the tactics refined and put to other uses, children who never acted the maggot at school plot with cold, dispassionate moves the fate of millions.