Not many of us left, mused the troll, curled up in a ball beneath the bridge, desperately trying to ward off the cold and hunger brought on by the bitter and goat-free winter.
And, you ask, is that surprising, what with children nowadays rarely picking up a book, preferring television and computer games, or when they do actually read, it’s usually about vampires or superheroes or a poorly dressed teddy bear with a Peruvian accent and a penchant for marmalade.
No enthusiasm for trolls or big bad wolves or evil witches nowadays.
And thus civilization decays. We can but weep.
Written in response t0 the 100 word photo challenge posted by Rochelle Wisoff-Field each week. Find it HERE.