Modern Gods

The fates decided to mechanize after Atropos, a little overwhelmed with the increasing demands of the job, had her “spree”.

“Well, there were too many of them anyway.” She dismissed the fragmented lives with a sweep of her hand.

Clotho agreed, “I don’t think I’ve had a break in a few thousand years. They reproduce like rabbits.”

“I’ve heard talk that machines can replace gods.” Lachesis reminded her sisters.

“I’d cut their strings too if I could.”

Clotho shushed the old women, “This is insanity. If Zeus can use Tinder we can have a machine to spin thread.”

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Word Count: 98
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10 responses to “Modern Gods”

  1. This is a lot of fun. Poor Fates, competing with machinery 🙂

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    1. I know! I guess they have to modernize eventually! Thanks for reading

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  2. This was a fun read. Very inventive.

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  3. If Zeus is on Tinder, we are in serious trouble!! Fun stuff, Kelley!

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    1. Zeus might enjoy our modern apps 😂 Thank you for reading!

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      1. I’ve no doubt he would!

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  4. This was fun, love the idea that the fates use machinery.

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    1. Thank you, I appreciate it!

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