Microfiction: “Monopoly”

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“…7, 8, and…9. Okay, you’re on Boardwalk and no one owns it. Y’wanna buy it?”


“Wait, what?”

“Look, the game’s about lasting as long as possible, right? So it’s like life.”

“I don’t get—”

“If I buy Boardwalk and someone else lands on it, that makes me a wealthy scumbag landlord. What kind of life is that?”

“…suddenly this game isn’t fun any more.”

“Was it ever? Your turn, by the way.”