Games People Play


“You really are way too smart for me, this is the 10th time in a row that you’ve beaten me.”

“I’m the smartest person in the world, I’ve been saying it for so long, but nobody believes me.”

“I believe you. Einstein and Stephen Hawking were like Dodos in front of your supreme intelligence.”

“Of course they are. Errr…by the way, who are these people you just spoke about? And who is this Doddy?”


“Yes, yes, same difference. Who is he?”

“They’re all nobodies when compared to you. Now if you can just remove your hand from the nuclear button, I’ll tell my people that they are safe for tonight. It’s the turn of the Russian President to play you tomorrow, so I’ll go back to Iran and get some sleep.”


137 words.

Written as a part of Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers, hosted by Priceless Joy. The objective is to write a story in 175 words or less, based on the weekly photo prompt. For more information visit HERE. To read more stories based on this week’s prompt, visit HERE.




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16 Responses to Games People Play

  1. Meena says:

    Very tongue-in-cheek! LOL

  2. yarnspinnerr says:

    Reminds me of Joshua. Lovely write.

  3. draliman says:

    Trying to think who you’re referring to… it’s on the tip of my tongue… 🙂

  4. Iain Kelly says:

    I like to think I could beat him at tic-tac-toe…

  5. Hahahaha! Glad he took his hands off the nuclear button! I wonder who will win tomorrow? LOL! Great story!

  6. Natasha says:

    That’s one heck of a twist. Uber cool indeed.

  7. Sarah Ann says:

    That is just way too scary to think this is how the leaders make the decisions – well penned.

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