Mini Tales of Xena and Gabrielle

By IseQween



A few years ago, Wishes (Judith K. Parker) read The World's Shortest Stories, edited by Steve Moss (Running Press, Philadelphia, 1998), and challenged fans to write 55-word Xena: Warrior Princess fiction (hosted by The Royal Academy of Bards at, which inspired the following. -- IQ



(May 2007)

Romans headed for duty in the crucifixion yard.

"That little pacifist seemed so nice."

"Pffft. Took out half our guys. Word is, Xena wouldn’t’ve been so tough without `er."

"Heh, still hangin’ around together. Proof now of what happens to enemies of …. Their bodies! Gone!"

"Who …. How …. Crap. Caesar’s just gonna die."



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