A story from Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Pyrrhic defeat

The animals won the war, abolished capitalism, and replaced it with the law of the jungle. I was surprised at how little difference it made.

4 Critiques to "Pyrrhic defeat"

  1. The following was written by Evert Asberg on May 30, 2012

    I like this Animal Farm version. Well done!

  2. The following was written by Very Short Sequel on May 30, 2012

    I’m the author of this story. Thanks One Forty Fiction for selecting it! A word of context: Although this story can stand alone, like all my Twitter fiction it is an unofficial and unauthorized “sequel” to a prior Twitter story by a different author, @VeryShortStory. Here’s the link to the original tale that inspired my story: https://twitter.com/VeryShortStory/status/7183100702367744

  3. The following was written by Gayle Beveridge on May 31, 2012

    A truism, and a sadness.

  4. The following was written by Jan B. on May 31, 2012

    I like this very much! It works both as a stand-alone story and as a sequel. Very amusing conclusion, given our current economic ills.