No Naked Flames

Observed at the diner:

“Who’s the big guy eating that massive plate full of beans?”

“Oh that’s Jupiter.”

“Is that because of the big red spot on his forehead?”

“No, because he’s a gas giant.”


“Honestly, you don’t want to be around to find out.”


Published by mike olley

Mike Olley writes short fiction. He has two collections of very short stories available, Better and Mind Clearance. His work has also been published online as well as in several anthologies. Originally from London, he spent a few years in Spain before a quirk of fate brought him back to live in an English seaside town. He now spends his time gathering storylines washed in by the sea.

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