Prompt: lost and found from 100wordstories LJ community. Standalone drabble.


The World in His Mind

Found: small child, between the ages of nine and ten. Skin: blue. Eyes: gold. Hair: red.

Wanted: sister, preferably a little younger, but any age will do. Likes to play 'let's pretend,' blow kisses, and eat ice cream. Must want to love and be loved. (Family is too detached.)

Charles was good at finding things he didn't realize were lost, then promptly creating all the wishes he would have felt had he known.

Found: adult male, misses family deeply. Skin: fair. Eyes: brown. Hair: brown.

Wanted: best friend, confidante, and brother-in-arms.

Together they could—no, would—change the whole world.