Friday Fictioneers is hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields who provides us with a photo prompt. Each week’s challenge is to write a 100-word story inspired by the photo. Click here to play along or just read more stories.
PHOTO PROMPT © Ronda Del Boccio
A ship flew over the city, darkening the sky. From it, two robots floated down via parachute. A crowd quickly gathered.
“We have come to destroy your city,” said one.
“We have come to enjoy your city,” said the other, at the same time.
“Delay. Your command contains an error,” each said simultaneously to the other.
“We must destroy the city.”
“No, we must enjoy the city.”
“Perhaps both commands are correct. We are to enjoy destroying the city.”
“Affirmative. We will enjoy destroying the city.”
In the ship, two programmers looked at each other. “You programmed your robot incorrectly.”